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New Biofuel Power Plant Starts-up at UPM's Rauma Mill

Nov. 28, 2006 - UPM said that Rauman Voima Oy's new EUR 75 million biofuel power plant has been started-up at UPM's Rauma mill site.

According to UPM, the power plant's energy production capacity is 76 MW electricity, 140 MW process steam and 50 MW district heat.

The facility now supplies electricity and steam to UPM's Rauma mill and electricity and district heating for Rauman Energia Oy, UPM said.

The new plant uses bark and forest residues (branches, tops and stumps) as its main fuels, along with peat, biosludge and small amounts of recovered fuel as supplementary fuels.

Rauman Voima is a subsidiary of Pohjolan Voima, a privately owned group of companies in the energy sector in Finland.

In addition, Finnish power company Rauman Energia holds a 28 percent stake in Rauman Voima

SOURCE: UPM




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