Metso to modernize automation and field instrumentation at Helsingin Energia's Salmisaari power plants in Helsinki, Finland

Metso to modernize automation and field instrumentation at Helsingin Energia's 
Salmisaari power plants in Helsinki, Finland 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/13 --  Metso
Corporation's press release on May 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time 
Unified automation and accurate process controls contribute to better
overall
process management of the Salmisaari power plants 
Metso will modernize the automation and field instrumentation at
Helsingin Energia's Salmisaari A and B power plants in Helsinki,
Finland. The investment
will ensure high availability and safety at
the plants long into the future. In choosing the supplier, the
company emphasized overall best value for money and
fulfillment of
tight technical requirements. 
New automation will replace the existing automation system from 1984
at Plant B, which produces electricity and district heat, and the
system from 1986 at Plant
A, which produces district heat. In the
future, the plants' main fuel of coal
will be replaced with pellets
that will account for a 5 - 10% share at first. 
"By utilizing modern control methods, it is possible to reach better
process
control," says Heikki Myllaeri, Sales Director, Automation,
Metso. 
Metso's extensive turnkey delivery will consist of two Metso DNA
automation systems, field instrumentation, a safety interlocking
system, replacement of
programmable logic controls, field
engineering, an emissions reporting tool to
meet present directives,
installation, testing and commissioning. Modernization
at Plant B is
scheduled to start in May 2014 with startup in September 2014.
Plant
A will be modernized in 2015. 
The order is included in Automation's first quarter 2013 orders
received. 
As one of the largest energy companies in Finland, Helsingin Energia
supplies
electric energy to about 400,000 customers in Finland and
covers more than 90%
of the heat demand in the capital city with
district heat. 
The Automation segment's process automation and flow control
solutions meet the
growing needs of Metso's customer industries to
improve production process efficiency as raw materials and energy
sources become scarcer and their costs
increase. Our global network
of service experts delivers business solutions to
our customers that
improve their productivity, lower risks and optimize costs. 
www.metso.com,  www.twitter.com/metsoautomation 
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 contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd. 
www.metso.com, www.twitter.com/metsogroup 
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For further information, please contact:
Heikki Myllari
Sales Director, Automation
Metso
heikki.myllari(at)metso.com
tel. +358 20 483 8191
or mobile +358 400 621 860
 
 
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