Tuesday, 17 September 2013 09:12

Saxlund to deliver district heating plant to Ljusdal

saxlund bio logo fbrSaxlund Bioenergy AB, a subsidiary of Opcon AB, the energy and environmental technology Group has been awarded an order for delivery of the combustion part that constitute the heart of Ljusdal Energi’s new biomass fueled district heating plant. Order value amounts to around 11 m SEK.

The scope includes the delivery of boiler and furnace for the combustion of biomass, primarily moist biofuel like forest residues, woodchips and sawdust. Included in the scope are also some materials handling equipment. Ljusdal Energi’s new district heating plant, which will work as base load in Ljusdal’s district heating network, will have an effect of 10 MW heat and will be delivered during spring/summer 2014.

“Saxlund delivers first-class and well-tested combustion technology, specially developed for this kind of applications. We can offer of customers tailor-made solutions of top quality for high availability and efficiency ensuring a low life-cycle cost”, says Stefan Wallerman, Managing Director of 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.

Additional Info

The Opcon Group

Opcon is an energy and environmental technology Group that develops, produces and markets systems and products for eco-friendly, efficient and resource-effective use of energy.

Opcon has activities in Sweden, Germany and the UK. There are around 150 employees. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The Group comprises one business area:

Renewable Energy focuses on the following areas: electricity generation based on waste heat, bioenergy-powered heating and CHP plants, pellets plants, handling systems for biomass, sludge and natural gas, industrial cooling, flue gas condensation, treatment of flue gases and air systems for fuel cells.

For further information, please contact

Niklas Johansson, vice president, Investor Relations, Opcon AB, tel. 46 8-466 45 00, 46-70-592 54 53

Opcon AB, Box 15085, 104 65 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel. 46 8-466 45 00, fax 46 8-716 76 61
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