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Jun 14, 2013

Saxlund and Kellve in cooperation on bioenergy order for Katrinefors Heat & Power

Saxlund Bioenergy AB together with the main contractor Kellve Sweden AB, will be delivering the exterior materials handling equipment for Katrinefors new CHP-plant.
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Saxlund Bioenergy AB, a subsidiary of Opcon, the energy and environmental technology Group, together with the main contractor Kellve Sweden AB, will be delivering the exterior material handling equipment for Katrinefors new CHP-plant. Saxlund’s part of the order value amounts to around 5 m SEK for the delivery of Saxlund’s well-established and robust material handling equipment including fuel silo, transport and screening systems. The entire system will be designed for handling primarily waste wood.

The new CHP-plant that is being constructed next to Metsä Tissue’s factory in Mariestad is a modern plant with the capacity to handle a range of different fuels for the production of process steam, electricity and the lionpart of the district heating needed in Mariestad’s district heating grid.

- Our robust and well-tried construction for material handling gives reliability and advantages when handling difficult materials like waste wood as they are going to do here. To work with Kellve who is a leading Swedish manufacturer of conveyors also mean that together we can offer tailor-made solutions of the utmost quality for maximum reliability, says Stefan Wallerman, managing Saxlund Bioenergy AB.

Saxlund and SRE are leading bioenergy brands and a part of Opcon’s Renewable Energy business area and its Waste To Value initiative with a special focus on Waste Heat Recovery and bioenergy. Within the bioenergy sector, Opcon offers everything from the design of complete combined heat and power (CHP) plants to handling systems and incineration plants under the Saxlund brand. Under the SRE brand, systems are supplied for treatment and improved energy efficiency for bioenergy-powered district heating plants, sawmills, pellets producers and commercial greenhouses. The offer also includes flue gas condensation equipment for industrial activities. The Opcon Group also supplies Opcon Powerbox for production of green electricity produced from hot water or wet steam.

For more information
Niklas Johansson, vice president, Investor Relations, tel. 08-466 45 00, 070-592 54 53

Opcon AB, Box 15085, 104 65 Stockholm
Tel. 08-466 45 00, fax 08-716 76 61