Valmet will deliver an automation system to a new waste-to-energy plant in Warsaw, Poland. The order was placed by POSCO Engineering & Construction (POSCO E&C), a Korea-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The plant is owned and operated by the waste management company Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Oczyszczania in the city of Warsaw (MPO Warszawa).
The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery of the hardware will take place in the first quarter 2023.
“It’s crucial to have the right and reliable partner to secure a successful project delivery. We have been satisfied with our previous collaboration with Valmet in another waste-to-energy project in Krakow, Poland, and hence we are glad to work with Valmet again,” says Junho Moon, General Manager, POSCO E&C.
“We are delighted to be selected as automation supplier by POSCO E&C for the second time, thanks to our proven technology and strong references globally and locally. With Valmet’s advanced automation system, the plant will be able to process efficiently and eco-friendly,” says Wanmo Yoon, Sales Manager, Korea, Energy & Process Systems, Automation Systems business line, Valmet.
Towards sustainable energy production
Valmet’s delivery consists of a Valmet DNA Automation System and an information management system to control the boiler of the new plant. It helps to ensure efficient and environmentally sound energy production from waste-derived fuels.
The new waste-to-energy plant will be started up for commercial operation in 2024. It will process 305,000 tons of municipal solid waste from Warsaw per year to produce electricity and district heating. The new plant will make substantial contribution to sustainable waste management.