Large biomass plant to be unveiled in Latvia

Date: 2 September 2013

Fortum is to inaugurate the largest biomass combined heat and power plant in Latvia next week.


The plant, to be opened on September 11th, is located in Jelgava and will generate an electrical capacity of 23 MW and heat capacity 45 MW.


The inauguration ceremony will be attended by the Presidents of both Latvia and Finland, and the Ambassador of Finland to Latvia.


The plant is to use wood chips as fuel and will provide up to 85% of Jelgava’s district heating capacity.


Source: COSPP