ÅF signs consultancy agreement with Holmen for a new biofuelled power plant in Workington, UK.

Eero Auranne, President Energy Division          +358 40 348 51 20

Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 70 657 20 26


ÅF has signed a major consultancy contract with Iggesund Paperboard (Workington)
Ltd.

Iggesund Paperboard is part of the Swedish forest industry group Holmen.

Iggesund Paperboard will build a new biomass-fuelled CHP (Combined Heat and
Power) plant at its Workington paperboard mill in Cumbria, UK. The power output
of the CHP plant will be approximately 50 MWe and 80 t/h steam, which will be
delivered to the adjacent paperboard mill. After completion of the project, all
power and steam generated for the mill will be based on renewable biofuels. The
fuels will be fresh wood in chips or logs, bark and sawdust.

The ÅF assignment includes project management, engineering, procurement, as well
as site construction and commissioning management services. The project starts
immediately, and commercial operation is scheduled to start in March 2013.


Corporate Information
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base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the
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