Lochhead Landfill Site 2MW - Herz Biomass

Herz Biomass

Client: Fife Council

Location: Dunfermline, Fife

Date of Installation: April 2017

Contract Value: £1.4m

System Overview

Alternative Heat were appointed as priciple contractor for this prestigious project and worked in conjunction with Fife Council representatives to design and install a new 2MW Biomass Energy Centre with wood chip fuel store and associated fuel handling equipment.

The new Biomass Energy Centre was designed in modular units and fully fabricated and delivered to site in 4No. seperate units which were linked together to form the new Energy Centre. By designing the Energy Centre in modular units it meant the plantroom installation could get underway at the same time as the civils works commenced for the concrete base ad associated wood chip storage unit.

When the civil works were completed the full Energy Centre was delivered and installed, ready for commissioning within 3 days! The Biomass Energy Centre was linked to a 2km district heating network which serves multiple schools and council buildings in Dunfermline.

Full Revit 3D plantroom layout drawings were provided to the client prior to commencement of fabrication works to ensure the best possible layout was achieved.