Poyry Awarded Enginnering Contract for UPM's Schongau Mill Energy Project

UPM's Schongau Mill in Germany.

May 25, 2012 - Poyry's Energy business group has been awarded an engineering contract by UPM for the Schongau mill site in Germany.

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

The contract includes detail engineering for the Balance of Plant (BoP) and the overall plant integration of the main supply packages.

The scope of work also comprises technical assistance to the UPM project team in purchasing the main machinery consisting of a gas turbine, heat recovery boiler and steam turbine, Poyry said.

According to Poyry, the energy-efficient combined cycle power plant (CCPP) will replace the old plant facility which has operated more than 40 years.

UPM's total investment in the project is about EUR 85 million.

Poyry's part of the project started in March 2012, and commissioning of the total plant is planned for the end of 2014.