CHP plant to power Latvian pellet operation

A cogeneration station and pellet plant being built by Estonia-based Nelja Energia in Latvia is about to be completed and is set to commence work at the end of 2016.

Nelja Energia’ Nelja Energia s main expertise is in wind power and other renewables so the CHP and pellet plant represents a new departure.

The $33m (EUR30m) plant will have an annual capacity of 140,000 tonnes and will start operation at the end of this year. Its output will be exported mostly around the rest of Europe.

The electricity production capacity of the new plant will be 3.98 MW and thermal output capacity 15.9 MW. The electric power will be directed to the Sadales Tikls electricity network and the thermal energy used by the local pellet plant. The cogeneration and pellet plants will create 35 jobs.



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...