HSY

  • LOCATION: ESPOO, FINLAND
  • STATUS: IN OPERATION SINCE OCTOBER 2011
  • APPLICATION: WASTE TO ENERGY
  • CUSTOMER: HSY
  • DESCRIPTION: POWER ONLY FROM 4X4 MWE MWM GAS ENGINES - LANDFILL GAS
  • MODEL: TURBODEN 14 HR
  • POWER: 1.3 MWe
  • WATER TEMPERATURE (IN/OUT): 25 - 38°C

THE CUSTOMER

Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY is a municipal body, which produces waste management and water services, as well as providing information on the Helsinki Metropolitan Area and environment. It is focused on the areas of water services, waste management, Regional and Environmental Information.

THE NEED

HSY were looking for a solution to convert the heat of the exhaust gas into electrical power in order to increase both the electrical energy production and plant’s global efficiency.

OUR SOLUTION

The ORC plant located in Espoo (Finland) exploits thermal oil at 275⁰ from 4 engines of 4 MW each for landfill gasification process. This plant utilizes the landfill gas to produce exhaust heat, thus to power the ORC. Achieving a net electric efficiency of 20.6%, the total electrical power of the ORC is 1.3 MWe. The cooling is carried out by air coolers.

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