BIR Avfallsenergi AS, Bergen, Norway, turbine-generator services, 2018- ongoing

Fortum eNext Turbine and Generator Services (TGS) has a long term service agreement (LTSA) with BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Värme AS in Bergen, Norway.

BIR Avfallsenergi AS Norway

Description of the project

BIR and BKK and are running a waste to energy plant Rådalen in Bergen, which takes care of the municipal waste and district heating delivery. There are two incineration lines with one turbine and generator unit in each line on the plant. The service contract includes 24/7 technical service support.

The customer was looking for a combination of services for both turbine and generator units.

Fortum TGS takes care of the whole chain - service, maintenance and supervision of the both product lines together with 24/7 support.

The project includes:

  • Major and minor overhauls
  • Remote monitoring
  • 24/7 support 

Customer benefits

When choosing a supplier, Fortum TGS has convinced the customer. The company has fulfilled the customer's demands for the best price, knowledge and own experience as an energy producer.

The customer's expectations of the sole supplier saves time - without using time for the supplier selection process, the overhaul & maintenance work can be done without delay. It is also easier to have one partner which is familiar for the equipment history. The need for repairs can be foreseeable in a good time, with the help of Fortum experts' experience.

Fortum offers:

  • Technical know-how of reparations and deviations
  • Fast response time
  • A big, wide contact network
  • Top priority in Environmental & Health & Safety issues

Rådalen power plant

Waste treatment: 220 000 tons / year
Two boilers, one burns 14 tons / hour
Maximum energy: 60 MW district heat and 8 MW electricity
Contract sign: 2017
Project duration: 2018-2026
Scope of delivery: LTSA for turbine and generator services including 24/7 support agreement