Northernmost biogas plant has run 5 years with Valmet automation
The world’s northernmost biogas plant has been running for five years at the Vocational College Lappia in Loue, in Finland’s Tervola municipality. The biogas plant process is controlled with the Valmet DNA automation system. Vocational College Lappia serves Western Finland, while Lappia Education Company operates throughout all of Finland. The Rural Entrepreneurship program provided at the Loue campus is just one area of study. This is where the vocational school executes its strategy of focusing on the bio and circular economy, as well as nature, adventure and entrepreneurship.
|Challenge||An automation system for functionality and safety of the plant was required.|
|Solution||Valmet DNA Automation system.|
|Results||The entire plant has never experienced downtime due to a failure. The bioprocess conditions have stabilized.|
|Keywords||Valmet DNA, Alternative fuels, Finland|