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The biofuel power in Kostomuksha, BIOKOS (KA408)
Funded by Karelia ENPI 2007-2013

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to build 0,6 MW biofuel plant based on gasification for the town of Kostomuksha. The plant produces heat and electricity in connection with the wastewater treatment plant for the town of Kostomuksha.

Main activities

• Infrastructural investments required before the bioenergy plant installation. • Equipment tendering. • Bioenergy plant installation. • Training and guidance


0,6 MW heating plant is now working in Kostomuksha. The plant uses sludge and wood chips in heating. The project engaged experts and decision-makers from the energy utilities in the neighboring areas, thus disseminating useful and usable information on the operation of biofuel plants to the districts and cities of the Republic of Karelia.

Basic information



2013-01-18 - 2014-12-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

1 099 660 € / 989 000 €

Lead partner

Regional Council of Kainuu
Lead partner web-site


Administration of the Kostomuksha urban district
MYP Teploseti
OOO Aplsov
JSC Cinto
MUP Gordovokanal