is an independent consulting and engineering company,
specialised in energy solutions for industry and communities. It is the energy
business group of the Jaakko Pöyry
Group, the world leading consulting and engineering company in the pulp and
paper industry, which has over 4 500 employees in over 100 offices in 35
countries around the world. Electrowatt-Ekono has its
headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland,
but Espoo (near Helsinki) is the centre of excellence in bioenergy and
thermal power and CHP.
A unique bioenergy
service chain covers all stages from cultivating and harvesting to distribution
of clean energy products : power, process steam and
harvesting, transport logistics and fuel treatment.
- Combustion and
boiler plant technology, exhaust gas cleaning.
- Turbine and CHP
technology, heat and power distribution.
- Training of
The expertise covers
heating and power plants for :
- Small communities
and industry (sawmills and other mechanical wood industry).
- Large communities
and industry (paper, board and big sawmills).
- Major industrial
power plants (major pulp&paper mills).
Wood fuels utilised :
- Wood chips.
- By-product wood
fuels from industry (bark, wood waste, sawdust, board industry waste, black
- Demolition wood,
refuse derived fuels and sludges (fibre sludge…).
Region of operation
Electrowatt-Ekono operates locally in 20
countries in :
- Europe (Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Poland, Germany, UK, France, Switzerland, Spain) ;
- Middle East ;
- Asia ;
- Latin America.
Over 100 major biofuel fired power plants.
All kinds of power plants, including small heat-only
boilers and the biggest power plant in the world that has biofuel
as its main fuel (Alholmens Kraft, Finland: 240 MWe extraction condensing).