KauVo, Lappeenranta, Finland

This is a new CHP power plant at Kaukaan Voima or “KauVo”. The plant rotating machinery consists of two steam turbines separated by a 4 bearing SSS Encased Clutch package. One steam turbine is a condensing machine, the other a heating turbine and both drive one common generator through one single shaft line. The machine supplies up to 295 m³ max of steam at 547 deg.C to the paper mill at 3 pressures 16.5, 12 and 4.5 Bar. Total power output for the plant is 385 MW which can be broken down to 110 MWth district heat, 150 MWth process steam and 125 MWe generator output.

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