Graanul Invest group has completed the construction of the Osula combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Estonia.
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The facility has two grate fired boilers and has a CHP electrical capacity of 10 MW. Heat production capacity totals 27 MW. 

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.