Pöyry awarded EPC contract for biogas plant expansion in Finland

By Poyry | August 01, 2018

Gasum Ltd has awarded Pöyry with the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services assignment for Topinoja biogas plant expansion project in Turku, Finland. The work will be carried out between May 2018 and June 2019. 

The energy company Gasum is a Nordic gas sector expert. Together with its partners, Gasum is building a bridge towards a carbon-neutral society on land and at sea. Gasum Ltd's biogas project in Turku comprises the expansion and modernization of the Topinoja biogas plant, and the construction of a biogas upgrading and liquefaction plant. The expansion project will be completed during 2019. The total investment of the Turku biogas project will create a significant new opening in growing the biogas business. 

"Developing the biogas market and increasing production are a core part of our strategy. Biogas solutions provide a platform for circular economy in practice. Turku plant will be the first in Finland to liquify biogas directly from a biogas production facility enabling its use in heavy duty trucks. In addition to biogas, new types of nutrient and fertilizer products will be delivered to customers. Pöyry was involved during the basic engineering phase and we are happy that Pöyry can support us also during the execution phase of the project," says Matti Oksanen, director, product management and solutions, biogas, Gasum.

"Pöyry is proud to support Gasum in the development of the Nordic gas ecosystem. Gasum's circular economy solutions are fully compliant with Pöyry's strategy of solving complex challenges for sustainable results. This assignment further strengthens Pöyry's position as a global provider of bio-based solutions," says Kalle Rasinmäki, president, industry, Finland.

The value of the order is not disclosed. The order is recognized within the Industry Business Group order stock in H1/2018.