DONG Energy converts Asnaes Power Station in Denmark to biomass use

Illustration: Valmet

DONG Energy converts its Asnaes Power Station in Denmark from coal based production to sustainable biomass. According to the announcement, the company placed around EUR 80 million order with Valmet  for a 140 MWth biomass-fired HYBEX power boiler plant featuring bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) technology.

Kai Mäenpää, Vice President, Energy Sales and Services Operations of Valmet, commented: 

“Valmet is very pleased to be part of Denmark’s decarbonization program and selected technology partner for DONG Energy. DONG Energy has taken exemplary steps in converting its old coal fired power plants to modern, more sustainable power plants which are 100% powered by renewable fuels.”

DONG Energy is one of Northern Europe’s leading energy groups. It develops, constructs and operates offshore wind farms, generates power and heat from its power stations as well as supplies and trades in energy to wholesale, business and residential customers. The group has approximately 5,800 employees and in 2016 generated revenue of DKK 61 billion (EUR 8.2 billion).

Source: Woodbizforum