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2017

JFEE to Deliver 112MWe CFB Boiler Power Plant
–Large Scale and High Efficiency Power Generation by Co-firing of Coal and Biomass Fuel–

8 February 2017
JFE Engineering Corporation

JFE Engineering Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan President: Hisanori Kanou) received an EPC(Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) order of 112MWe biomass power plant using CFB※1 boiler in Kushiro City, Hokkaido, Japan.

The plant has planned in Kushiro City, Hokkaido by Kushiro Thermal Power Plant Inc.※2 It is co-firing power plant of coal and biomass using the Valmet※3/JFE’s CFB boiler. The generating-end output is 112,000kWe.

The efficiency is as high as pulverized coal boiler, which is standard for coal-fired power plant, even though it reduces CO2 emission by co-firing of coal and “carbon neutral” biomass※4.

JFEE and Valmet contribute to realize the resource-saving and low-carbon emission society through deliveries of Valmet/JFE CFB boilers power plants, which have high efficiency, and fuel diversification.

*1 Circulating Fluidized Bed. Trade name: CYMIC™ Boiler
*2 Special purpose company for power generation business of IDI infrastructures, Inc.
(Fund management company)
*3 Valmet Technologies Oy. 100% subsidiary of Valmet Corporation.
(Listed on NASDAQ Helsinki).
*4 Considered the electric power generated by biomass fuel as carbon neutral

■ Power Plant Outline

1. Plant Arrangement : Circulating Fluidized Bed(CFB) boiler
+Reheat Condensing Turbine
2. Fuel : Coal, Wood biomass
3. Rated output : 112,000 kWe
4. Commercial Operation : Commencement in 2019
5. Location : Kushiro City, Hokkaido

■ Valmet Corporation

1. Representative : President and CEO Pasi Laine
2. Establish Date : January, 2014 (Spun off from Metso Corporation)
3. Location : Keilasatama 5 / PO Box 11, FI-02150 Espoo, Finland
4. Primary Business : Manufacturing, Sales, and Related Services of Pulp, Paper Converting Machinery, Energy Equipment, Automation Equipment
5. Capital : 100 million Euro
6. Stocks : Listed on NASDAQ Helsinki

For inquiries regarding this press release, please contact JFE Engineering at the following:
Public Relations Section, General Administration Department, JFE Engineering Corporation
Tel: +81-45-505-8953