Wood-fired CHP in Lizums (Latvia) successfully passed operability test
In Lizums, Latvia the wood-fired CHP built by HoSt has succesfully passed the operability test and that already after only one year and three months. This means that the installation generated electricity for five consecutive days.
The plant in Lizums is a highly efficient wood-fired CHP with a high pressure (55 bar) water tube steam boiler of 14.5 MWt and a 3.3 MWe steam turbine. The plant supplies heat to a wood pellet line and a furniture factory.
|START-UP / FIRST FIRE||March, 2017|
|PASSED OPERABILITY TEST||April, 2017|
|WOOD STORAGE||500 m³ bunker with overhead crane|
|WOOD SUPPLY SYSTEM||Bunker, chain scraper and hydraulic push infeeder|
|FURNACE||7.5 tons/hour wood chips|
|WATER TUBE STEAM BOILER||14.5 MWth at 55 bar and 450 °C|
|STEAM TURBINE||3.3 MWe at 79 °C|
|STEAM CONDENSOR||10.7 MWth at 79 °C|
|FLUE GAS CLEANING||Multicyclone|
- The wood-fired CHP has been built at a big carpentry in Lizums and delivers 3.1 MWe electricity and 10.5 MWt heat to the carpentry;
- Waste wood derived from the production and tree bark coming from the saw mills is used as fuel.