SWEP Signs Multiyear Contract with Kvitebjørn Varme AS to Advance Renewable Energy Ambitions in the Arctic
March 18, 2021 at 16:15 PM EDT
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SWEP, part of Dover (NYSE: DOV), announced the signing of a multiyear contract with Kvitebjørn Varme AS, to supply Energy Transfer Stations (ETS) to advance the expansion of district heating from Tromsø (Norway) based energy supplier.
Kvitebjørn Varme owns and operates the district heating network supplying district heating for residential heating, hot water and street heating for residents, buildings and streets in the city of Tromsø.
The contract entails the delivery of 25-35 ETS units per year with the relationship extending beyond supply and delivery, as SWEP will continue to extend technical expertise to help ensure satisfactory performance of the ETSs in the district heating network in Tromsø.
"Apart from a supplier of Energy Transfer Stations, we consider SWEP a technical resource whose advice and support regarding design and operation of energy transfer stations we appreciate," said Geir Magne Olsen, CCO and Head of Sales and Development for Kvitebjørn Varme.
Kvitebjørn Varme delivers more than 150 GWh of thermal energy annually, dominated by utilization of excess heat from waste incineration and the vast remainder from biofuels and electricity. Hot water is distributed through a network of underground pipes from central heating plants to the end customers. The ambition is that 96% of all district heating in Tromsø will be produced by renewable energy sources by 2023, with the remaining 4% being generated by electricity.
SWEP began working with Kvitebjørn Varme in 2017 when the new energy recovery plant in Skattøra was put into operations. As the expansion of the distribution network grows, SWEP systems will continue to supply ETS for several years using SWEP brazed plate heat exchangers and technological know-how after recently signing a new contract with Kvitebjørn Varme.
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At SWEP, we believe our future rests on giving more energy than we take – from our planet and our people. That's why we pour our energy into leading the conversion to sustainable energy usage in heat transfer. Over three decades, the SWEP brand has become synonymous with challenging efficiency.
SWEP is a world-leading supplier of brazed plate heat exchangers for HVAC and industrial applications. With over 1,000 dedicated employees, carefully selected business partners, and a global presence with production, sales, and dedicated service, we bring a level of expertise and closeness to our customers that's redefining competitive edge in a more sustainable future. SWEP is part of Dover Corporation, a multi-billion-dollar, diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary products and components for industrial and commercial use.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale, operational agility, world-class engineering capability and customer intimacy to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at dovercorporation.com.
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