Andritz to supply biomass CFB boiler to Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Japan
Austria-headed international technology group Andritz AG has announced that it has received an order from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a new biomass power plant to be built on the premises of the MES shipyard in Ichihara in the Chiba Prefecture, some 30 km to the east of Tokyo, Japan.
According to a statement, the scope of supply are essential parts of a high-efficiency biomass power plant and comprises of the engineering work, delivery, erection work, and start-up of the fluidized bed boiler, including a flue gas cleaning system with high-dust SCR and auxiliary equipment.
The 50 MWe power plant will use palm kernel shells (PKS) and wood pellets as fuel and start-up is scheduled for the third quarter in 2020. The value of the order has not been disclosed.