Appakudai Biomass Power Plant is a 32MW biopower project. It is located in Tamil Nadu, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 32 32 Active Tamil Nadu, India Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants


The project was developed by Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants and is currently owned by Sakthi Sugar Mills.

Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to TNEB under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Greensol Power Systems was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Cethar supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants

Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants Pvt Ltd (Avant-Garde) is an engineering service provider that provides engineering, procurement and construction management services. The company’s services include project study, engineering, procurement and construction management, feasibility study, and steam generators designing and engineering services. It also provides project management, energy audits, construction supervision, third party inspection, training, and other services. Avant-Garde’s EPCM services comprise equipment specification, procurement assistance, vendor drawing review, inspection and construction management programs. It caters to boiler design, cogeneration plants, distillery and ethanol plants, solar plants, sugar plants, power plants, and water plants. Avant-Garde is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


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