The facility has two grate fired boilers and has a CHP electrical capacity of 10 MW. Heat production capacity totals 27à‚ MW.à‚
Overall efficiency is 89%, with bark and forest chips used as fuel, the company said a statement.
Possessing black start capability, the plant can operate without power grid and is unmanned being operated from the nearby Imavere power plant. The facility will also provide district heating to a pellet factory and neighbouring sawmill.
Osula CHP is Graanul Invest group’s 6th biomass fired CHP plant. The group’s goal is to build CHP-s next to all existing pellet mills.