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ÅF signs consultancy agreement with Iggesund Paperboard for new biofuelled power plant in Workington, UK

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ÅF signs consultancy agreement with Iggesund Paperboard for new biofuelled power plant in Workington, UK

April 11, 2011 - 21:48
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STOCKHOLM, April 12, 2011 (Press Release) -ÅF has signed a major consultancy contract with Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd.

Iggesund Paperboard is part of the Swedish forest industry group Holmen.

Iggesund Paperboard will build a new biomass-fuelled CHP (Combined Heat and Power) plant at its Workington paperboard mill in Cumbria, UK. The power output of the CHP plant will be approximately 50 MWe and 80 t/h steam, which will be delivered to the adjacent paperboard mill. After completion of the project, all power and steam generated for the mill will be based on renewable biofuels. The fuels will be fresh wood in chips or logs, bark and sawdust.

The ÅF assignment includes project management, engineering, procurement, as well as site construction and commissioning management services. The project starts immediately, and commercial operation is scheduled to start in March 2013.