Oslo municipality is extending the treatment capacity at the waste-to-energy facility at Klemetsrud by a third unit with Ramboll as the lead consultant.
Oslo Municipality is establishing an integrated solution for waste treatment, energy recovery and district heating including increased use of renewable energy.
Ramboll is part of the project team with parallel establishment of a plant sorting household waste into plastic, organic waste and residual waste, a plant producing biogas from organic waste to be used as bio fuel for buses in Oslo and extended thermal treatment of the residual waste with heat and electricity production at Klemetsrud waste-to-energy facility. Ramboll is Oslo Municipality’s lead consultant in connection with the latter, responsible for the procurement of mechanical and electrical equipment as well as civil works for a third unit and for coordinating district heating related activities.
Stabilising the district heating supply
Ramboll assists Oslo Municipality throughout the project – from planning to implementation of the new unit, which has a budget of €330M. When commissioned in 2011, the waste-to-energy facilities in Oslo will have a total annual capacity of 415,000 t of waste. The capacity of the new unit is 160,000 t/year, producing 55.4 MW heat (heat demand of 40,000 households) and 10.5 MW electricity (electricity consumption of 20,000 households).
Oslo is experiencing an increasing need for further energy to the district heating network in Oslo. The extension of its waste-to-energy facility will stabilise the supply of district heating in Oslo and cut down on the use of fossil fuels as an energy source in the district heating network.