Metso wins order to supply biomass power plant to Latvia

Metso, a supplier of process-industry machinery for the pulp and paper industry among others, will supply SIA Graanul Invest with a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production (CHP) in the municipality of Launkalne in Latvia.

The order is valued at approximately €15m and details that the the power plant will be delivered by MW Power, the joint venture between Metso and Wärtsilä.

The biomass power plant will utilise bubbling fluidised bed (BFB) technology and will use a combination of forest residues such as bark and wood chips or milled peat as the main fuels.

The plant will produce 15MW of heat and 6.4MW of electricity.