BKK Varme - Steam turbine automation retrofit increases reliability
BKK Varme is the largest energy company in western Norway. At its incineration plant in Rådalen, Fana, near Bergen, the company is responsible for waste handling from about 320,000 inhabitants in the local municipalities. To replace the outdated PLC system, Valmet’s steam turbine automation has been taking in use.
|Customer challenge||The old monitoring and control system reached the end of their lifecycle|
|Solution||Automation renewal by Valmet DNA Steam Turbine Automation offers redundancy and gives control of the turbine functionality. The open platform as well as the control and protection, which are integrated into one system, mean more precise information at the plant.|
|Results||Reliable district heat deliveries and eco-friendly energy production. Reliable turbine operation and quicker starts and stops.|
|Keywords||Automation, Energy, Europe|