Municipality of Odorheiu Secuiesc

The pilot investment in Odorheiu Secuiesc will consist of installation of boiler with biomass fuel in „Bányai János” Profession high school. The goal is to use these resources as efficiently as possible, so is needed to identify the best practices and the best equipment’s to minimize the loss/cost in the use of wooden biomass the (Municipality is owning about 1000 Ha of forest). Forest wood cuttings from wood processing and old or scrap wood can be used to obtain energy with using appropriate environmentally-friendly technologies. Wood fuel has several environmental advantages over fossil fuel. The main advantage is that wood is a renewable resource, offering a sustainable, dependable supply. Other advantages include the fact that the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted during the burning process is typically 90% less than when burning fossil fuel. In the area of the city are more small wood processing factories, in the city are investments processing wood (joinery, furniture industry). These activities are resulting in a large amount of wood cuttings which can be used as non-conventional energy resources.

Pilot investment: 

• A boiler with biomass fuel 

• Location: „Bányai János” Profession highschool – gymnastics hall 

• Budget: 50.000 EUR  

Tehnical data: 

• The power of the boiler – Q= 150 Kw • Puffer – 3.000 l 

• Expansion tank – 300 l 

• Electro pump – Q = 6,62 mc/h and H = 2,5 MH2O 

• The capacity of the storage: max. 52 m3