In July 2016, the Danish government made a commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 39% against the 2005 baseline. At the same time, the government pledged that at least 50% of energy used in Denmark must come from renewable sources.
On November 6, 2017 the municipality of Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city, re-opened a converted district heating and power plant. After the conversion from coal to biomass, the municipality will reduce its CO2 emissions by 320,000 tons per year.
Qubiqa technology keeps the new biomass plant moving.
We supplied software for the straw management system, an automated system for unloading straw from lorries, moisture measuring equipment, the warehousing system, and a complete conveyer and handling system.
With both our insulation and biomass solutions, Qubiqa is proud to provide automation technology that can help companies and governments achieve their CO2 reduction goals efficiently, intelligently and cost-effectively.
Facts about the plant:
· Power production: 37 MW
· District heating production: 77 MW
· Straw usage: 230,000 tons per year, up to 90 bales per hour, 66 truckloads per dayWarehouse capacity:
67 hours – or 3,168 straw bales
Crane system for automatic unloading of lorries - supplied by Qubiqa