Wärtsilä supplies biopower plant to Germany

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 3 March 2005 at 10:00 UTC+2

Wärtsilä Biopower Oy has been contracted by BioTherm Baden GmbH & Cop KG to supply a biomass-fuelled combined heat and power plant to the town of Baden-Baden in Germany. The plant will be built in an industrial park close to the town and run by the local public utility.

Wärtsilä’s scope of contract includes the entire plant including on-site installation and training. The customer will be responsible for the civil works. The plant, will be brought into operation in 2006, will burn wood residues produced by local forest industry companies.

Wärtsilä power plants produce electricity and heat with minimal environmental impact. The patented BioGrate combustion technology ensures low nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions.

The order is included in the 2004 order intake.

Further information: Ms Eeva Kainulainen, Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +358 10 709 5235