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Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljo; in Sweden for green energy production

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljo; in Sweden for 
green energy production 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 --  Metso Corporation's
press release on February 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time 
Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljoe AB (VEMAB) with a
biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at
Tallholmen in the city of Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure
supply of competitive district heating for the city and lower its CO2
emissions. The start-up of the plant is
scheduled for the end of
2014.  The value of the order is approximately EUR 25
million. 
Metso's delivery will include a power plant utilizing bubbling
fluidized bed
combustion technology. The plant automation will be
based on Metso DNA technology and Metso will also supply a flue gas
condenser. The delivery will
also include installation, training and
commissioning. 
The boiler plant will have a thermal output of 26 MWth and an
electrical output
of 7 MWe. In addition, the flue gas condenser will
produce 4.5 MWth of heat. The plant will be able to supply the
district heating network and local industries
with hot water of
different temperatures. It will also be able to supply steam
to a
local brewery. The electricity produced will be distributed to the
national
grid. The plant is designed for unmanned operation. The
plant will use local
forest residues such as bark and wood chips as
fuel. 
"We chose Metso as the supplier because they are able to deliver a
solid industrial-scale combined heat and power boiler capable of
satisfying our need
to supply various types of energy. This is a
major investment for us. We hope
the project will continue as
successfully as it has begun and that the CHP plant
will be ready to
supply heat and electricity during fall 2014," says Mats-Lennart
Karlsson, Project Manager at Vimmerby Energi & Miljoe AB. 
"We highly value the confidence VEMAB has shown us by awarding us
this order.
The project has been started successfully and in good
cooperation with VEMAB.
This is a very important order for us and we
are confident that the plant will
meet all the client's
expectations," says Sales Director Mikael Barkar, Power
business
line, Metso. 
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and
Power fourth
quarter 2012 orders received. The automation system is
included in Automation's
fourth quarter 2012 orders received. 
Vimmerby Energi & Miljoe AB supplies local customers with renewable
electricity
and heat. The operations are primarily located in the
municipalities of Vimmerby
and Hultsfred. Vimmerby Energi & Miljoe AB
is owned by the municipality of
Vimmerby  and its operations are
certified in accordance with both ISO 14001 and ISO 9001. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter
fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life
cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services. 
www.metso.com/pulpandpaper,  www.metso.com/power, 
www.twitter.com/MetsoPulpPaper 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers
worldwide. Expect results. 
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For further information, please contact: 
Olli Elo
Director, Power Plants, Scandinavia and North East Europe, Heat & Power,
Power business line
Metso
tel. +358 40 556 5504 
Mikael Barkar
Director, Sales, Scandinavia and North East Europe, Heat & Power, Power
business line
Metso
tel. +358 40 534 4607
 
 
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