The 70 MWth power boiler will utilize bubbling fluidized bed technology to burn biomass, replacing the plant’s use of fossil fuels in district heat production. Mölndal Energi is to start producing electricity as well as heat with the new plant, the capacity of which will correspond to the yearly demand of all the households in Mölndal.

The high growth potential for the central and eastern European steam and gas turbines market will cause its revenues will increase three times more over the next few years, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan: Central and Eastern European Steam and Gas Turbines Market. The growth will result from the rising demand for electricity and the need to replace obsolete power plant equipment.