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E.ON Karlshamn

Brief description:


Main developer: E.ON

Country: Sweden

Project type: Capture

Scale: Small

Status: Identified

Capital cost: US$15 million

Year of operation 2009
Industry: Oil Power Plant

MW capacity: 5

Capture method: Post-combustion

Capture technology: Ammonia
Transport of CO2 by: none

Type of storage: Not decided

Volume: 15,000 tonnes/CO2


Karlshamn capture pilot

Alstom and E.ON partnered to design and build a pilot capture facility that would demonstrate Alstom's Chilled Ammonia post-combustion CO2 capture process at E.ON's Karlshamn Power Plant in southern Sweden.

The pilot, which has been retrofitted to an auxiliary steam boiler, was designed to capture around 15,000 tonnes of CO2 per year at full capacity. It was commissioned in April 2009 and was then expected to be operated by Alstom for at least 12 months.

The aim of the pilot was to test capture technology ultimately destined for a new gas-fired power plant in Malmo, Sweden. Both companies invested a total of US$15 million in the pilot project. The destination of CO2 captured at the pilot is unknown.

Other Sources and Press Release

Alstom Chilled Ammonia technology [PDF] (January 2008)
Alstom moves on CCS projects (July 2007)
Alstom signs contract with E.ON to build CO2 capture plant in Sweden (June 2007)

Contact info

Main developer: E.ON

Companies involved