Diesel and Gas-Engine Power Plants in Denmark
Agersted
Location: Nordjylland (NJ)
Operator: Agersted Varmeverk AmbA
Configuration: 1 X 290 kW, 1 X 1.451 MW JMS 420 CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1993-2005
E/G supplier: Dorman, Jenbacher
EPC: Averhoff

Photograph courtesy of Agersted Varmeverk AmbA
Posted 1 May 2015

Regulerkraft Assens
Location: Syddanmark (FY)
Operator: Energi Fyn amba
Configuration: 8 X 2-MW
Fuel: diesel oil
Operation: 2007
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: Averhoff Energy System A/S
Quick facts: This Kr45mn plant in the Odense area is one of about half a dozen regulating power plants deployed in Denmark to compensate for periods of low wind energy availability and/or to provide reactive power.

Photograph courtesy of Energi Fyn amba
Posted 14 Oct 2007

Bjerringbro
Location: Midtjylland (VB)
Operator: Bjerringbro Elverk
Configuration: 4 X 3.06 MW KVGS18-G engines, CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1993
E/G supplier: Bergen
Quick facts: This CHP plant has a large heat-accumulating hot-water storage tank for off-peak use.

Photograph courtesy of Rolls-Royce
Posted 26 Feb 2005

Blåhøj
Location: Midtjylland (VJ)
Operator: Blåhøj Energiselskab AmbA
Configuration: 1 X 850-kW JMS-412 engine CHP
Operation: 2008
Fuel: biogas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Averhoff Energy System A/S
Quick facts: This biogas facility uses cattle manure from 9 local cattle operations and other biowastes. The company began operations in 1997 and the new gas engine was handed over on 16 Sep 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Blåhøj Energiselskab AmbA
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Bramming
Location: Syddanmark (RB)
Operator: Bramming Fjernvarme Amba
Configuration: 2 X 2.88-MW G3612 engines, 1 X 3.85-MW G3616 engine, 1 X 6.1-MW G16CM34 engine, CHP
Operation: 1994-2001
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: Tjaereborg Industri A/S
Quick facts: The overall thermal efficiency of the G16CM34 engine i CHP applications is estimated to be 92%. As part of the power plant extension project, an additional heating storage tank was installed. In combination with the operation of the new larger engine, the operator can now keep the G3600 engines in standby mode. Electricity produced by the plant is sold into the national grid.

Photograph courtesy of Caterpillar
Posted 16 Dec 2007

Brande
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Brande Fjernvarme Amba
Configuration: 1 X 2.02 MW KVGS12G engine, 1 X 2.69 MW KVGS16G engine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1994
E/G supplier: Bergen
EPC: BWSC
Quick facts: This heating company went into business in 1950 to support workers at nearby coal mining works. Today, it has just over 1,000 heat and power customers.

Photograph courtesy of Brande Fjernvarme Amba
Posted 22 Aug 2010

Glamsbjerg
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Glamsbjerg Fjernvarme
Configuration: 1 X 3.8 MW CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1995
E/G supplier: Caterpillar

Photograph courtesy of Glamsbjerg Fjernvarme
Posted 14 Aug 2005

Haderslev
Location: Syddanmark
Operator: Haderslev Fjernvarme
Configuration: 2 X 3.1 MW CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1993
E/G supplier: Niigata

Photograph courtesy of Haderslev Fjernvarme
Posted 14 Aug 2005

Helsinge
Location: Hovedstaden (FR)
Operator: Helsinge Fjernvarme
Configuration: 2 X 3.6 MW KVGS18-G4 engines, 1 X 8.5-MW B35:40V20AG engine CHP
Operation: 1994-2007
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Bergen
EPC: Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor , Ramboll, AEA Energi Anlaeg
Quick facts: This municipal heating plant was redesigned and expanded. The architect on the Kr35mn project was Karl Henning Sorensen.

Photograph courtesy of Helsinge Fjernvarme
Posted 10 Oct 2007

Maabjerg
Location: Midtjylland (RK)
Operator: Maabjerg Bioenergy A/S
Configuration: 2 X 1.41-MW JMS-420 engines CHP
Operation: 2012
Fuel: biogas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Focus Energy A/S
Quick facts: This is the largest biogas facility in Denmark converting about 650,000 tpy of biomass into 17.8mn m³ of biogs. This is used in onsite gas engines and in two nearby CHP plants. Plant owners are Vestforsyning Varme A/S (71.4%) and Struer Fjernvarme A/S (28.6%). The project was tendered in the fall of 2009, groundbreaking was in Aug 2010, first gas production was in Mar 2012, and the official inaguration was on 18 Jun 2012. The total cost was around DK 398mn.

Photograph courtesy of Maabjerg Bioenergy A/S
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Nørre Snede
Location: Midtjylland (VJ)
Operator: Nørre Snede Varmeværk amba
Configuration: 1 X 3.6 MW KVGS18-G4 engine, CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Bergen
EPC: Tjaereborg Industri
Quick facts: This is a replacement for an engine originally installed in 1993.

Photograph courtesy of Nørre Snede Varmeværk
Posted 22 Nov 2006

Ringsted
Location: Sjelland (RS)
Operator: Energi E2
Configuration: 2 X 5.5 MW 18V34SG engines, CHP
Operation: 1997
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: Ringsted CHP plant has a heating capacity of 13 MJ/s and burns around 12mn m³ of natural gas per year.

Photograph courtesy of Energi E2
Posted 13 Jan 2002

Serslev
Location: Sjelland (VS)
Operator: Snertinge-Serslev-Follenslev Energiselskab AmbA
Configuration: 1 X 850-kW JMS-412 engine CHP
Operation: 2008
Fuel: biogas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Averhoff Energy System A/S
Quick facts: The Serslev CHP plan is owned by local farmers and heating customers. It has a wood chip-fired boiler and the gas engine.

Photograph courtesy of Snertinge-Serslev-Follenslev Energiselskab AmbA
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Skagen
Location: Nordjylland (NJ)
Operator: Skagen Varmeværk Amba
Configuration: 3 X 4.6 MW 28SG engines, CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: This municipal heating company was founded in 1963 serving the northernmost town in Jutland. The CHP facility also has gas-fired hot water boilers, an electridal hot water boier, and heat accumulators.

Photograph by Frede Svendsen (skagensiden,dk)
Posted 27 Mar 2013

Skive
Location: Midtjylland
Operator: Skive Fjernvarme amba
Configuration: 3 X 1.89 JMS-620-GS engines CHP
Fuel: syngas from wood gasification
Operation: 2008
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Ramboll
Quick facts: This power station was built for Skive Fjernvarme amba, a small municipal utility with about 4,000 customers. The low-pressure BFB gasifier from Carbona uses wood pellets delivered by sea and transported about 3km to the power plant site. The project proposal was posted in May 2001and final building permission was received in September 2005. The gensets commissioned starting in June 2008. The project cost DK 248mn. This is a technically-important demonstration project highly visible in the urban landscape. C F Møller Architects did the exterior design and clad the main structure with copper panels. For visitors, the building has a showroom and footbridges on different levels in the large halls.

Photograph courtesy of copperconcept.org
Posted 20 Feb 2013

Regulerkraft Sønderborg
Location: Sonderjylland
Operator: Flex Energi A/S
Configuration: 12 X 1.68-MW engines
Fuel: diesel oil
Operation: 2007
E/G supplier: MHI, Leroy Somer
EPC: Averhoff Energy System A/S
Quick facts: In May 2007, Averhoff began work on four regulating diesel power stations in Sonderjylland. Each plant is similar excet for the engine supplier and includes the gensets, diesel oil system, flue gas system, ventilation system, control system, distribution system and transformers. The Sønderborg project began commissioning in mid-November 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Averhoff Energy System A/S
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Taars
Location: Nordjylland (NJ)
Operator: Taars Varmeværk amba
Configuration: 1 X 4.99-MW B35:40V-12AG engine CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2006
E/G supplier: Bergen
EPC: Averhoff
Quick facts: In 2006, Taars replaced its existing 4.5-MWe Niigata engine with a new Bergen machine. Heat output is 5.1 MW.

Photograph courtesy of Taars Varmeværk amba
Posted 26 Feb 2005

Regulerkraft Tonder
Location: Sonderjylland
Operator: Flex Energi A/S
Configuration: 12 X 1.68-MW engines
Fuel: diesel oil
Operation: 2007
E/G supplier: MHI, Leroy Somer
EPC: Averhoff Energy System A/S
Quick facts: In May 2007, Averhoff began work on four regulating diesel power stations in Sonderjylland. Each plant is similar excet for the engine supplier and includes the gensets, diesel oil system, flue gas system, ventilation system, control system, distribution system and transformers.

Photograph courtesy of Averhoff Energy System A/S
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Abbreviations

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

Updated 01-May-2015

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