FORTUM CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 29 May 2018
Fortum has signed a low-NOx combustion technology agreement with Bord na Móna in Ireland for its Edenderry peat and biomass power plant. The agreement covers the whole turnkey project from process design to commissioning and implementation of the combustion technology for the 128-MW co-fired power plant (fueled with a mixture of peat and biomass). The project has started immediately and is due to be completed by the end of this year.
“Fortum has long experience in designing and building low-NOx combustion technology solutions for different types of power plants and running the projects successfully. We are happy to help our customer to improve its operations and reduce emissions. With our support the Edenderry power plant can continue to meet stronger environmental regulations,” says Kari Lahti, Head of Performance, Fortum eNext.
For Fortum, this new agreement is the continuation of a long history of improving our customers environmental and financial performance. We work together towards a cleaner world by building immediate environmental solutions before the long-term investments to renewable production are in place.
Fortum eNext helps traditional power plants improve their operations and reduce emissions. Through that, energy companies can meet the tightening environmental regulations and maintain shareholder value. Fortum eNext’s solutions revise plant processes and make them fit for the coming years.
Fortum eNext operates, further to Nordic countries, in Continental Europe, Great Britain, Russia, and in selected international markets. We have over 300 professionals and more than 2,000 clients worldwide.
We are part of Fortum Corporation, a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Fortum employs some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India. In 2017, Fortum's sales were EUR 4.5 billion. Fortum’s share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.fortum.com