Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS in Bergen, Norway


Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 January 2018.

BIR and BKK are running a waste to energy plant in Bergen, taking care of the municipal waste and delivering district heating. There are two incineration lines with one turbine and generator unit in each line on the plant. The service contract includes a 24/7 technical service support.

The customer was looking for a combination of services for both turbine and generator units.

“We were able to offer a competitive solution with our expertise. We can provide our customer efficient and reliable long term service. Combining our top technical know-how with an economic view enables us to identify opportunities and turn them into measurable results within our customers.”, says Vesa Kylmälä, Fortum’s Head of Turbine and Generator Solutions.


Further information:
Vesa Kylmälä, Head of Turbine and Generator Solutions, tel. +358 50 4546 323

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