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Press release

ÅF - ÅF wins 3,5 million euro consulting contract for a biomass power plant project in Tartu, Estonia

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Eero Auranne, President Process Division
+46-(-)070-320 09 53
Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information                     
+46-(0)70-657 20 26
ÅF has been awarded a large consulting project in a new combined heat and power plant in Tartu, Estonia. This contract strengthens ÅF's position further as the leading engineering consultant for power plants in North Europe. The consulting project will be carried out by ÅF's Estonian and Finnish units.
AS Fortum Tartu, the district heating company operating in Tartu, will invest in a new biomass power plant in Tartu. The plant will use biofuels and peat as fuels. The capacity of the power plant will be 52 MW heat and 25 MW electricity. This efficient cogeneration plant will replace oil and gas fuelled heat-only boilers. The power plant is scheduled to be in operation already by the end of 2008.
ÅF's consulting assignment comprises of project management, construction supervision and engineering design of the power plant.
The ÅF Group is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. We are also one of the leading names in certified third-party testing and inspection work.
Today the ÅF Group has 3,500 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.