Feasibility Study and Pre-engineering of Cooling and Heat Recovery System (Heat pump station)

Feasibility Study and Pre-engineering of Cooling and Heat Recovery System (Heat pump station)

Heat Pump Unit 2Feasibility study and pre-engineering; 2013

The project work included the Feasibility Study and Pre-engineering for a cooling and heat recovery system with 3,3 MWCooling of cooling capacity and 4,7 MWHeating) of heat recovery. The work included the following::

  • Heat pump capacity optimization
  • Connection to the district heating network and to the cooling customer
  • Modeling of the heating and cooling production
  • Preliminary flow diagrams and layout drawings
  • Electrification, automation and HVAC
  • Investment and O&M cost estimates
  • Least cost analysis
  • Preliminary cooling tariffs

The project was managed by Helsinki Energy and will be carried out by Greenfield Consulting in close cooperation with Helsinki Energy specialists on each engineering area.

Client: Elenia Heat Ltd

Elenia heating company produces district heating and electricity and sells and distributes district heating and natural gas in Häme, Central Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia and Heinola. The company operates in approximately 10 municipalities in total. Natural gas is used as a fuel in the company’s operations and distributed to customers in six population centers. Electricity is produced for the national transmission grid at the Vanaja power plant in Hämeenlinna.

Elenia heating business has currently nearly 5 000 customer contracts and some 85 000 end users. There are approximately 200 district heating companies in Finland, the majority being owned by municipalities. Elenia heating company is Finland’s second-largest private supplier of district heating.