Waste-to-Energy Plants in Norway
Ålesund
Location: More og Romsdal
Operator: Tafjord Kraftvärme AS
Configuration: 1 X 4.1 MW CHP
Operation: 2009
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Volund
T/G supplier: Spilling, Leroy SOmer
EPC: BW Volund, ETK
Quick facts: In Nov 2009, BWV signed a contract with Tafjord Kraftvärme for a new, 4.1-MW WTE unit at Alesund, More og Romsdal. The plant went online in late 2009 to schedule.

Photograph courtesy of ETK
Posted 24 Mar 2012

Bergen
Location: Hordaland
Operator: BiR Bergen
Configuration: 1 X 11.9 MW
Operation: 1999
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Van Roll
T/G supplier: ABB Turbine
EPC: Von Roll

Photograph courtesy of BiR Bergen
Posted 6 Sep 2001

Brobekk
Location: Oslo
Operator: Oslo Energigjenvinningsetaten
Configuration: Heat only
Operation: 1967
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
Quick facts: This was the first WTE plant in Norway and has been upgraded several times. The plant supplies hot water for district heating in the Oslo city centre and in Groruddalen. Capacity is 100,000 tpy and output is 250 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Oslo Energigjenvinningsetaten
Posted 17 Sep 2005

Forus
Location: Rogaland
Operator: Forus Energigjenvinning
Configuration: 1 X 3 MW, 1 X 4.2 MW CHP
Operation: 2002-2012
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Volund
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: COWI, ETK, Jærentreprenør AS
Quick facts: The Forus WTE plant is jointly-invested by IVAR (43 %), Lyse Neo (43 %), RYMI (3.5 %), DIM (3.5 %), IRS Miljø (3.5 %) and RFL (3.5%). Heat is supplied to Stavanger, Sandnes and Sola and, since Nov 2012, to Jåttåvågen. MSW througput is 110,000 tpy from 24 municipalities with a population of about 380,000.

Photograph courtesy of Forus Energigjenvinning
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Frevar
Location: Ostfold
Operator: Frevar - Fredrikstad Vann, Avløp og Renovasjonsforetak
Configuration: 1 X 1 MW
Operation: 1984
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Enertec
T/G supplier: BBC
EPC: Von Roll
Quick facts: The generator is owned by Østfold Energi Produksjon and normally production is about 1 GWh/yr. Frevar is responsible for operation and the maintenance.

Photograph courtesy of Frevar
Posted 12 Nov 2005

Klemetsrud Phase I
Location: Oslo
Operator: Oslo Energigjenvinningsetaten
Configuration: 1 X 10.65 MW
Operation: 1986
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ABB Turbine
Quick facts: Capacity is 150,000 tpy and output is 300 GWh heat and 70 GWh electricity. Electricity is also produced in gas engines running on landfill gas from the nearby Grønmo landfill.

Photograph courtesy of Oslo Energigjenvinningsetaten
Posted 17 Sep 2005

 
Returkraft
Location: Vest-Agder
Operator: Returkraft AS
Configuration: 1 X 14.3 MW CHP
Operation: 2010
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Fisia-Babcock
T/G supplier: MAN
EPC: Ramboll, Veidekke ASA
Quick facts: This plant is at Langemyr, 5km north of Kristiansand. It went online in the spring of 2010. Throughput is about 130,000 tpy of MSW. The plant cost NOK 1.3bn plus NOK 100mn for land and NOK 100mn in IDC.

Photograph courtesy of Forus Energigjenvinning
Posted 23 Feb 2013

Trehørningen
Location: Hedmark
Operator: Eidsiva
Configuration: 1 X 5 MW CHP
Operation: 2011
Fuel: refuse
Boiler/incinerator system supplier: Volund
T/G supplier: Fincantieri
EPC: BW Volund, Grontmij
Quick facts: The Trehørningen plant is in Hamar.In Dec 2008, Eidsiva Bioenergi AS contracted Babcock & Wilcox Volund for this CHP. Alstom was hired for the flue-gas cleaning equipment. In addition to electricity, the plant supplies district heat and process steam to an adjacent factory. Design throughput is 9t of MSW/hr. The new unit was commissioned in Aug 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Eidsiva
Posted 14 Mar 2012

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 23-Feb-2013

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