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Rauhalahti Power Station

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Country  Finland
Status  Operational
Owner(s)  Jyväskylän Energia
Opened  1986
Location  Jyväskylä
Commission date  1986
Primary fuel  Biomass Peat
Rauhalahti Power Station httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Operator  Jyväskylän Energiantuotanto Oy
Make and model  Brown, Boveri & Cie (turbine), Tampella (boilers)
Similar  Toppila Power Station, Finlandia Hall - Helsinki, Heureka

Rauhalahti power station is a combined heat and power station built in 1986 in Jyväskylä, Finland. It is the main provider of district heat in Jyväskylä and it produces the steam used by Kangas Paper Mill. The construction cost of the plant was 84 million euros.

The plant is operated by Jyväskylän Energiantuotanto, which is owned by Jyväskylän Energia. Fortum owned 60 per cent of the company but Jyväskylän Energia bought the share for 40 million euros.

Power station's main sources of energy are firewood and peat; use of coal is rare. The peat is mainly provided by Vapo, while the firewood is provided by sawmills in Central Finland and nearby wood-processing industry.

References

Rauhalahti Power Station Wikipedia


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