OTHER NEWS 17 Sep 2014
Vantaa Energy waste-to-energy plant inaugurated in Finland
Wednesday, 17th September 2014, Vantaa, Finland
The largest and most energy efficient waste-to-energy plant in Finland has been inaugurated in Vantaa, Finland today. At the event, the Finnish minister for Economic Affairs, Mr Jan Vapaavuori, gave a speech together with Vantaa Energy CEO Mr Pertti Laukkanen and Chairman, Mr Kalevi Helppolainen.
Pöyry CEO, Alexis Fries, also addressed Vantaa Energy and expressed his thanks for the good co-operation throughout the project. Pöyry were responsible for delivering comprehensive EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services.
Ilkka Lassila, Pöyry’s project manager confirms: “The co-operation with the client was smooth. We led the group of over a hundred partners in the project, from engineers to construction companies and suppliers. The complex project was completed on schedule and budget.”
The new plant will have a substantial, positive effect on the environment. It will achieve 95% efficiency and help Vantaa Energy to use about 30 per cent less fossil fuels in electricity and heat production, whilst substantially reducing the amount of household waste going to landfill. Discover more about the project on www.poyry.com [in English], read the Vantaa Energy news article [in Finnish] and find out what 'Good News from Finland' had to say about the project and Pöyry’s international role in energy projects [in English].
Pöyry is one of the world's leading power engineering companies, unique in delivering services across the entire thermal power value chain. Pöyry designs and engineers reliable, cost-effective and environmentally-sound new and refurbished power plants.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation and water. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,000 experts. Pöyry's net sales in 2013 were EUR 650 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).