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Metso wins waste to energy deal in UK

Finnish automation solutions company Metso has signed a deal with Babcock & Wilcox Vàƒ¸lund to supply automation for a waste-to-energy plant in the UK.

The new plant in Peterborough will be operated and maintained by major European waste management company Viridor and is scheduled to be completed in 2015.Metso

Denmark-headquartered Babcock & Wilcox Vàƒ¸lund is responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of the plant, which will have a capacity of 7.25 MW and will be able to handle approximately 85,000 tonnes of waste per year.

Metso will deliver a DNA automation system, a DNA information management system and a fully integrated DNA machine monitoring solution to predict mechanical faults in critical machinery.

Neil Buckland, sales director of UK Automation for Metso, said the contract builds on Metso’s experience in waste-to-energy plants in the UK: “Our Metso DNA automation system is installed in 60 to 70 per cent of the UK’s energy-from-waste plants.” à‚