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Russian company LLC Luzales plans a second plant for the production of wood fuel pellets. The plant is being built at a production site in Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russia. 

The capacity of the plant will be 180 thousand tons of pellets per year. Luzales plans to use its own raw materials for the production of pellets.

The plant will be use technology from Albert Knoblinger GmbH, Vecoplan AG (Germany), Muehlboeck Holztrocknungsanlagen (Austria). Polytechnik will install mini-CHP equipment at Luzales LLC. The CHPP consists of 2 dry saturated steam boilers of 7 MW each, one boiler with a capacity of 18 MW and an operating pressure of up to 24 bar and a steam turbine.

During the spring, all equipment should be installed and commissioning work will begin. The production of pellets should start this year. Most of the products – up to 95% – will be supplied abroad to European power plants and boiler houses. 5% is planned to be sold on the Russian market

The commissioning of a new plant in Chovyu will significantly increase the pellet capacity of LLC Luzales. In March 2018, Luzales opened a pellet plant in the town of Kydziavidz, Priluzsky district, with a capacity of 30 thousand tons per year.

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