Lounavoima Oy was founded on 4 December 2017 for the purpose of building and operating a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant

WtE plant converts unrecyclable municipal solid waste into local energy

The state-of-the-art grate technology meets the stringent emissions requirements of the future.

Lounavoima is owned by Lounais-Suomen Jätehuolto Oy and Salon Kaukolämpö Oy

NEWS

10.1.2019

Waste-to-energy Plant Contractors Selected

Construction of the Salo eco-power plant is ready to begin

21.12.2018

RSAA issues decision

An environmental permit and start permit have been issued.

21.12.2018

Salo WtE plant project making progress

Preliminary ground surveys are being conducted at Korvenmäki in preparation for construction.

Progress on the Waste-to-Energy plant project in Korvenmäki

Environmental permit May 2018

05/2018

Primary plant equipment agreements

01/2019

Construction begins

03/2019

The first waste load will be incinerated

01/2021

Plant reception

06/2021

Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant - Facts and Figures

A maximum of 120,000 tonnes of waste will be incinerated each year

The plant heat input is 44 MW

The plant will generate 180–190 GWh of district heat and approximately 72 GWh of electricity each year

The WtE plant will be operational in 2021