Coal-Fired Plants in Finland
Hanasaari-B
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Helsingin Energia
Configuration: 2 X 114 MW CHP
Operation: 1974-1977
Fuel: hard coal, oil
Boiler supplier: Babcock Power
T/G supplier: Skoda
Quick facts: Hanasaari has a semidry FGD scrubber from Flakt and low-NOX burners from Tampella.

Photograph courtesy of Helsingin Energia
Posted 30 Jan 2005

Inkoo
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Fortum
Configuration: 4 X 266 MW
Operation: 1974-1978
Fuel: coal, oil
Boiler supplier: Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: Siemens
Quick facts: Inkoo has served as a testbed for development of a variety of advanced emissions control equipment including FGD scrubbers and low-NOX burners. The plant was shutdown in Feb 2014.

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Posted 27 Jan 2002

Kristiina
Location: Lansi-Suomen
Operator: Pohjolan Voima Oy
Configuration: 1 X 220 MW (oil), 1 X 265 MW (coal)
Operation: 1974-1983
Fuel: coal, oil
Boiler supplier: VKW, Tampella
T/G supplier: LMZ, ABB

Photograph courtesy of Pohjolan Voima Oy
Posted 18 Nov 2005

Kymijarvi
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Lahti Energia Oy
Configuration: 1 X 138 MW coal set, 1 X 50-MW MSW syngas steam set, 1 X 49.5 tubine 6B topping gas turbine, 1 X 11.5-MW PP gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1975-2012
Fuel: bituminous coal, refuse and biomass sygas, natural gas, diesel oil
Boiler/HRSG supplier: VKW, Metso
T/G supplier: Zamech, Siemens, ABB, Ganz, Brush
EPC: IVO, Lahti Energia, SWECO, BBC
Quick facts: The conventional block was commissioned on fuel oil and converted to coal in 1982. The 1986 topping gas turbine installation was on of the first Europe. IN 1998, sygas was introduced into the fuiel mix. IN May 2012, a 50-MW MSW syngas block went into operation.

Photograph courtesy of Valmet
Posted 25 Feb 2015

Martinlaakso
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Vantaan Energia Oy
Configuration: 1 X 60 MW, 1 X 80 MW CHP
Operation: 1975-1995
Fuel: coal, natural gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Zamech, Ahlstrom
T/G supplier: Zamech, Dolmel, Lang, BBC
Quick facts: This CHP plant is the largest source of power and heat for Vantaan, a city just north of Helsinki. Heating capacity is 300 MW. The plant also has a 57-MW gas turbine online in 1995. The coal-fired set has a spray-dry FGD and baghouse from Flakt. Unit-1 was retrofit with a LIFAC system.

Photograph courtesy of Vantaan Energia Oy
Posted 14 Feb 2007

Meri-Pori
Location: Lansi-Suomen
Operator: Fortum & Heat
Configuration: 1 X 506 MW
Operation: 1994
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Tampella
T/G supplier: ABB
Quick facts: Meri-Pori plant is owned by Fortum and TVO. The supercritical unit is heavily automated and requires only four staff on each shift. The plant has 80%-efficient SCR, 90%-efficient FGD equipment, and high-efficiency precipitators.

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Posted 12 Oct 2001

Mussalo
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Pohjolan Voima Oy
Configuration: 1 X 80 MW, 1 X 161 MW
Operation: 1963-1994
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Ahlstrom, Tampella
T/G supplier: Siemens, Fuji
Quick facts: In 1994, Unit-2 was retrofit with a 63-MW V64.3 Siemens gas turbine in topping configuration.

Photograph courtesy of Pohjolan Voima Oy
Posted 18 Nov 2005

Naantali
Location: Lansi-Suomen
Operator: Fortum Power & Heat
Configuration: 1 X 116 MW, 2 X 125 MW CHP
Operation: 1960-1972
Fuel: bituminous coal, oil, refinery offgas, biomass, oil
Boiler supplier: Sulzer
T/G supplier: AEG, Siemens
Quick facts: Naantali produces electricity, district heat for the Turku regional district heating network, and steam for nearby industrial facilities. The power plant also has four electric boilers located in the power plant buildings. Two of these are electric water boilers with an aggregate power of 80 MW, and two are electric steam boilers with an aggregate power of 65 MW.

Photograph courtesy of Fortum
Posted 21 May 2006

Salmisaari-B
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Helsingin Energia
Configuration: 1 X 170 MW CHP
Operation: 1984
Fuel: hard coal
Boiler supplier: Ahlstrom
T/G supplier: Lang, Ganz

Photograph courtesy of Helsingin Energia
Posted 30 Jan 2005

Suomenja
Location: Etela-Suomen
Operator: Fortum Oyj
Configuration: 1 X 90 MW coal set, 238-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V94.2 gas tubine, 1 X 45 MW 6B gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1977-2009
Fuel: bituminous coal, natural gas
Boiler/HRSG supplier: Ahlstrom, Metso
T/G supplier: Lang, Ansaldo, MHI, Ganz, Brush
EPC: Poyry
Quick facts: This PS supplies heat for the 780km Espoo DHS. The plant also has an 80-MWt CFB boiler built in 1986.

Photograph courtesy of Poyry
Posted 11 Feb 2015

Tahkoluoto
Location: Lansi-Suomen
Operator: Pohjolan Voima Oy
Configuration: 1 X 245 MW
Operation: 1976
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Tampella
T/G supplier: LMZ, Electrosila
Quick facts: In 2004/05, Metso updated the plant's automation system.

Photograph courtesy of Pohjolan Voima Oy
Posted 18 Nov 2005

Vaskiluoto 2&3
Location: Lansi-Suomen
Operator: Vaskiluodon Voima Oy
Configuration: 1 X 238 MW, 1 X 161 MW
Operation: 1972-1982
Fuel: coal, heavy oil
Boiler supplier: VKW, Tampella
T/G supplier: NEI, Alstom
Quick facts: At 38 MW, Unit-1 was the largest condensing unit in Finland when completed in 1958 (now retired). The Unit-2 T/G set was changed out in 1998. The unit has an FGD from FLS and Hitachi low-Nox burners.

Photograph courtesy of Vaskiluodon Voima Oy
Posted 29 Dec 2005

Abbreviations

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

Updated 25-Feb-2015

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