The Aker Kvaerner subsidiary Kvaerner Power has been awarded the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award in the European biomass power plant market.
The award recognises Kvaerner Power’s versatile and constantly expanding technology and product portfolio, as well as its commitment to innovation. While acknowledging its overall technological excellence, the company is commended, in particular, for its leadership of fluidised bed combustion technology.
“This award is a significant tribute to us and it shows the appreciation of our technology competence in the global market. We have steadily increased our efforts in research and development to generate new intelligent solutions and, currently, we have several breakthrough innovations on the horizon. We are committed to delivering products and services that assist our customers in reaching their business goals, while ensuring environmental compliance. This respected award encourages us and inspires us to intensify our efforts,” says Lennart Ohlsson, President of Kvaerner Power.
“Through Kvaerner Power’s efficient and innovative design, its technologies fulfil the dual objectives of higher efficiency and lower emissions,” notes Frost & Sullivan Research Manager, Harald Thaler. “These fluidised bed technologies typically offer several advantages compared to traditional grate technology, including multi-fuel capability and reduced maintenance expenditures. In winning contracts for some of the biggest projects in the biomass energy sector, Kvaerner Power has underlined its reputation as the technology leader in fluidised bed combustion technology.”