Saxlund takes 3 m EUR order for biomass handling system in the UK
Saxlund International GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opcon AB, the energy and environmental technology Group, has received an order from Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S, Denmark, for the delivery of a state-of-the-art biomass handling system to a green energy project in Margam – Port Talbot, between Swansea and Cardiff in South Wales, UK.
The scope of Saxlund’s order encompass the design, manufacturing, delivery and commissioning of two fully automatic fuel handling systems, each with a capacity to allow for a 100% redundancy in feeding the boiler the equivalent of 125 MW of fuel input. Both systems shall be installed for fuel reception, fuel feeding and mixing of fuel in the fuel storage.
The entire fuel feeding system, including wood storage and conveyor systems will be designed for multifuel waste wood, designed for efficiency, minimum maintenance and high availability as well as low emission of dust and noise.
Total order value is over 3 million EUR (close to 30 m SEK) with commissioning in September 2016 and take-over in 2017.
“We are very proud to be able to help Babcock & Wilcox Vølund in yet another high-profile project. We provide technology that is instrumental in ensuring high availability, efficiency and flexibility for our customers. With extensive operations in Germany, the UK and Sweden and with some 60 years of experience, we can offer innovative and well-tested solutions within most applications, says Harald Wehner, Managing Director of Saxlund International GmbH.
Saxlund and SRE are leading bioenergy brands and a part of Opcon’s Renewable Energy business area. Within the bioenergy sector, Opcon offers everything from the design of complete combined heat and power (CHP) plants to handling systems and incineration plants under the Saxlund brand. Under the SRE brand, systems are supplied for treatment and improved energy efficiency for bioenergy-powered district heating plants, sawmills, pellets producers and commercial greenhouses. The offer also includes flue gas condensation equipment for industrial activities.
For further information, please contact
Niklas Johansson, vice president, Investor Relations, Opcon AB, tel. +46 8-466 45 00,+46-70-592 54 53
Opcon AB, Box 15085, 104 65 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. +46 8-466 45 00, fax+46 8-716 76 61
The Opcon Group
Opcon is an energy and environmental technology Group that develops, produces and markets systems and products for eco-friendly, efficient and resource-effective use of energy.
Opcon has activities in Sweden, Germany and the UK. There are around 140 employees. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The Group comprises one business area:
Renewable Energy focuses on the following areas: electricity generation based on waste heat, bioenergy-powered heating and CHP plants, pellets plants, handling systems for biomass, sludge and natural gas, industrial cooling, flue gas condensation, treatment of flue gases and air systems for fuel cells.
Opcon AB (publ) is obliged to disclose the information in this press release in accordance with the Swedish law governing the securities markets and/or trading in financial instruments. The information was submitted for publication at 08.45 (CET) on Wednesday July 22 2015.