No Coal No More – Dong Energy Has Started Pellets Firing In Studstrup CHP Plant

No Coal No More – Dong Energy has started pellets Firing in Studstrup CHP plant

One of the biggest biomass-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) stations in the world is now located in Denmark’s second largest city, Aarhus. The Studstrup Power Station began to use wood pellets instead of coal as fuel on 10 October, bringing green heating and electricity to the city’s residents and businesses, whilst reducing CO2 emissions by 1 tonne per resident. 

The conversion, costing around DKK 1.3 billion, makes Studstrup Power Station one of the biggest biomass-fuelled power stations in the world. In future, it is expected to produce district heating based on biomass for around 106,000 Danish homes as well as green electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of around 230,000 Danish homes.

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