Feasibility of Sea Water Heat Pump Plant in Helsinki
The key elements considered in the feasibility study are the following:
Technical design and dimensioning of the heat pump plant with 100 MW of heating capacity
Flow diagrams and layout drawings for multiple plant configurations (alternatives includes direct/indirect sea water connection, and with/without combined cooling production)
Preliminary electrification and automation design and dimensioning
Investment and O&M cost estimates for the plant configurations alternatives
Selection of the optimum plant configuration
- Cooling production simulations (including electricity and water consumptions)
- Investment and O&M cost estimates for plant life-cycle
- Cash flow and financial analysis for several system alternatives
Client: Helen Ltd
Helen Ltd is one of the largest energy companies in Finland supplying electric energy to about 400,000 customers and covering more than 90 percent of the heat demand of the capital city with district heat. Helen Ltd also produces and sells district cooling, which is considerably expanding in Helsinki.
Among the services provided by Helen Ltd are the design, projecting and maintenance of energy production and distribution systems.
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