Baton rouge Biomass Power Plant is a 200MW biopower project. It is planned in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises and Kiewit Energy. The project is currently owned by Fidelis New Energy with a stake of 100%.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 2,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Wood pellets which is a kind of wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Contractors involved

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises and Kiewit Energy are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

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About Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc (B&W) is a provider of technologies, engineered solutions, and aftermarket services. Its solutions optimize businesses to align with market changes, reinforce customers' technology portfolio and allow secure growth across markets. The company's offerings include boilers, emissions control and cooling systems, ash & material handling, controls & monitoring, and associated parts. B&W also provides retrofit and upgrades, field technical services, and other services. It serves customers in the oil and gas, chemical, industrial, and power generation sectors across the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and other regions. The company has R&D, manufacturing, administrative, warehouse, and service facilities in China, Scotland, Mexico, the US, Canada, Denmark, Germany, and Italy. B&W is headquartered in Barberton, Ohio, the US.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.