Energy production study of Korvenkylä

Customer: City of Oulu
Year: 2011

In 2011 Planora Oy carried out a general energy production study for the city of Oulu regarding the suburb of Korvenkyla under new city planning. The study compared the following energy production alternatives:

  • building-specific geothermal heating
  • area-specific geothermal heating
  • area-specific biofuel heating plant
  • connection of predefined areas to the district heating network of Oulun Energia company

The study comprised

  • defining the energy demands of buildings and the predefined areas
  • preliminary dimensioning of the heating network and planning its preliminary route map
  • site proposal for centralised heat production equipment
  • calculations of investment needs and energy prices