New biofuel power plant started up at UPM Rauma mill site

Archive 28.11.2006 0:00 EET

The new biofuel power plant of Pohjolan Voima has been inaugurated at UPM Rauma mill site. The power plant generates electricity and steam to UPM Rauma mill and electricity and district heating for Rauman Energia Oy.

The EUR 75 million investment was a common project of UPM, Pohjolan Voima and Rauman Energia.

The power plant's energy production capacity is 76 MW electricity, 140 MW process steam and 50 MW district heat. The power plant utilises bark and forest residues - branches, tops and stumps - as main fuels and peat, biosludge and small amounts of recovered fuel as supplementary fuels.

For more information, please contact:
Mr Pertti Asunmaa, Vice President and General Manager, UPM, Rauma, tel. +358 204 14 3100