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Poyry awarded EPCM services assignment for Laanila bio power plant in Finland

Published 25 January 2018

Oulun Energia Oy has awarded Poyry with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the new Laanila Bio Power Plant project in Oulu, Finland.

The assignment includes project management, basic and detail engineering and procurement services.

The construction of the new power plant will be completed in late 2020 and once in operation it will replace Toppila 1 unit. Capacity of the plant will be around 70 MW electricity and around 175 MW district heat with an option to supply steam to clients in the Laanila industrial area. The plant uses forest based biofuels, peat and solid recovered fuel (SRF) as fuels.

"Pöyry is delighted to support Oulun Energia Oy with this important project done by the municipal energy company recently. This assignment further strengthens Pöyry's position as the world leader in energy efficient thermal power and Pöyry's first ranking in the energy sector in Finland", says Ilkka Heikkilä, Pöyry's Regional Director for Thermal Power.

The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be recognised within the Energy Business Group order stock in H1/2018.

Source: Company Press Release