Valmet to supply automation to enfinium’s energy-from-waste project in Sandwell and Dudley in the UK

Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on June 27, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. EEST

Valmet will supply automation to enfinium’s energy-from-waste project located at Kelvin Way in Sandwell and Dudley in the UK. The order was placed by Acciona, the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for this facility.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The automation system will be taken over by the end customer in September 2025.

“The end customer has been satisfied with our Valmet DNA system at the Parc Adfer, Kemsley and Ferry Bridge waste-to-energy sites delivered in 2018 and 2015. Our agility and flexibility to deal with Acciona was a key success factor in securing the new order. For Valmet, this project is important as it further expands our market share on the UK energy-from-waste market,” says Henar Martinez, Sales Manager, Energy Process Systems, Automation Systems, Valmet.

After starting full operation in 2025, enfinium Kelvin Limited will be capable of processing up to 395,000 tonnes of non-recyclable household and business waste using residual waste to generate 44MW (gross) of baseload energy per annum, equivalent to the needs of more than 95,000 UK households.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery consists of Valmet DNA Automation System, a protection system, integrated controls for 11 kV distribution, large screens, an extensive Valmet DNA User Interface for the control room, an electrical control system, more than 4,000 hardwired signals as well as more than 7,500 links and data points.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Henar Martinez, Sales Manager, Energy Process Systems, Automation Systems, Valmet, tel. +34 914 841 229

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. Valmet’s net sales in 2022 were approximately EUR 5.1 billion. 

Valmet’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.    

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