Biomass Power Plants in Europe - Czech & Slovak Republics
Badín
Location: Slovakia
Operator: Kompala as
Configuration: 1 X 7 MW CHP
Operation: 2012
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Adato
T/G supplier: Ekol
EPC: Adato
Quick facts: On 12 Feb 2012, this unit in Banská Bystrica was handed over for trial operation. It was built as part of a composting and biomass collection and disposal operation.

Photograph courtesy of Adato sro
Posted 31 Mar 2012

Bardejov
Location: Slovakia
Operator: Bioenergy Bardejov sro
Configuration: 1 X 8.2 MW CHP
Operation: 2010
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: MAN Turbo
EPC: Urbas GmbH
Quick facts: Construction on this unit in eastern Slovakia began in Nov 2008 and it went into operation in Jan 2010. The plant cost €32mn. Thermal output is 25 MW. Annual fuel consumption is about 100,000 cm of wood chips.

Photograph courtesy of Bioenergy Bardejov sro
Posted 20 Feb 2013

Kutna Hora
Location: Stredocesky
Operator: EC Kutna Hora sro
Configuration: 1 X 7.45-MW CHP
Operation: 2014
Fuel: straw, agricultural waste
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: PBS Industry
EPC: BFS Energo as
Quick facts: This CHP plant is owned by an affiliate of Redwood Capital as. It was built at the site of an old coal-fired heating plant. Thermal output is 23 MWt. Test operation began in Jan 2012 and commercial operation was on 15 Sep 2014. The project cost about CZK 600mn.

Photograph courtesy of EC Kutna Hora sro
Posted 7 Jan 2017

Loucovice
Location: Teplarna Loucovice as
Operator: Dalkia
Configuration: 1 X 7.5 MW CHP
Operation: 2013
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: EKOL
T/G supplier: EKOL
EPC: EKOL
Quick facts: This turnkey project started-up in Dec 2013.

Photograph courtesy of EKOL spol sro
Posted 13 Feb 2016

Mydlovary
Location: Czech Republic
Operator: Dalkia
Configuration: 1 X 2.9 MW CHP
Operation: 2012
Fuel: wood, natural gas
Boiler supplier: Vyncke
T/G supplier: Ekol
EPC: Tenza SA
Quick facts: In mid-Sep 2012, this new project plant was commissioned in the Ceské Budejovice region. It cost about CZK 260mn. Design fuel burn is about 30,000 tpy of wood chips. The plant fuel storage facility has a capacity of 1,000t.

Photograph courtesy of Tenza SA
Posted 13 Apr 2013

Ždírec
Location: Czech Republic
Operator: Stora Enso Wood Products
Configuration: 1 X 5.2 MW CHP
Operation: 2013
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Urbas
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Urbas, Heberger
Quick facts: In Aug 2011, Stora Enso announced plans for this CHP plant at its works in Zdirec nad Doubravou, Vysocina. Completion was to schedule in April 2013. The plant cost a reported €21mn and should produce around 40 Gwh/yr of electricity and 110 GWh of heat, both more than enough to cover the mill’s requirements.

Photograph courtesy of Herberger
Posted 17 Apr 2013

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 07-Jan-2017

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