Topinoja biogas plant expansion, Finland

7th September 2018 By: Sheila Barradas - Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

Topinoja biogas plant expansion, Finland

Name of the Project
Topinoja biogas plant expansion.

Turku, Finland.


Project Description
The project comprises the expansion and modernisation of the Topinoja biogas plant, and the construction of a biogas upgrading and liquefaction plant.

The Turku plant will be the first in Finland to liquify biogas directly from a biogas production facility, allowing for its use in heavy-duty trucks. In addition to biogas, new types of nutrient and fertiliser products will be delivered to customers.

The expansion will increase the capacity of the plant to about 110 000 t/y of sewage sludge and separately collected biowaste, as well as industrial-side streams.

Potential Job Creation
The project will create 170 full time jobs during the construction phase.

Not stated.

The project will be completed in 2019.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts and Suppliers
Pöyry (engineering, procurement and construction management)

On Budget and on Time?
Too early to state.

Contact Details for Project Information
Gasum, biogas product management and solutions director, Matti Oksanen, tel +358 40483 6035 or email