Customer case:

Extended operations and maintenance agreement in Babina Greda,Croatia

Uni Viridas delivers fuel and sells heat and electricity from their biomass power plant in Babina Greda, Croatia. Valmet takes care of the plant’s operation and maintenance. The operation and maintenance contract with Valmet has now been extended by ten years.

After Valmet's excellent performance for the last three years, it was only logical to continue this cooperation for the next ten years,"
Alkin Yaman, Strategy & Business Development Manager of Unit Group in Istanbul
Location Babina Greda, Croatia

Ten-year operation and maintenance agreement

Valmet’s operation and maintenance tasks at Babina Greda and responsibilities include:

  • Guaranteed availability performance >92,5%
  • Day-to-day plant operation
  • Scheduled preventive and predictive maintenance (CMMS)
  • Unscheduled corrective maintenance
  • Fuel handling, ash and sand handling
  • Routine testing (boiler water chemistry analysis, solid fuel quality)
  • Remote performance monitoring
  • Annual shutdown maintenance planning and execution, contractor management
  • Spare parts management
  • Production and maintenance planning and reporting
  • HSE management system
  • Human resources, certifications and training, payroll, time scheduling
  • Contractors and service providers management
  • Regulatory inspections (PED, ATEX, Environmental)
  • Hazardous chemicals management
  • Spare parts and consumables purchasing and delivery
  • Budgeting, purchasing, cost control, invoicing
Plant  Fluidized bed boiler – BioPower 8 CEX modular power plant
Capacity Electrical output of up to 10 MWel and a heat output of up to 16 MWth.
Fuels Forest wood and wood chips.