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Valmet wins order to deliver biomass fuel feeding system

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Valmet has announced that it will supply a new biomass fuel feeding system for one of the circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers owned and operated by PT. Cikarang Listrindo Tbk (Cikarang Listrindo) at its Babelan Power Station, Indonesia.

The investment is part of Cikarang Listrindo’s initiative for greener energy production and environmentally friendlier operation by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The order was included in Valmet's orders receivedin 1Q20. The first installation works were conducted in June 2020 and the commissioning of the complete biofuel feeding system is scheduled by the end of this year.

“Sustainability is one of the cornerstones of our strategy. We have targeted for highly efficient electricity production and low emissions from the very beginning. This project is one of the company’s strategic steps towards greener energy production,” says Sami Sivola, Station Manager at Cikarang Listrindo’s Babelan Power Station.

“We have been cooperating with Cikarang Listrindo since 2013 with our CFB technology, automation and services. Valmet’s proven technology for renewable energy as well as the experience and trust gained over the past years were key factors for receiving the order for the biofuel upgrade of Babelan CFB Unit 1. This delivery is a continuation of our long-standing cooperation,” said Fredrik Wilgotson, Vice President, Pulp and Energy, Asia Pacific, Valmet.

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