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January 7, 2022

Balakhani Waste-to-Energy Plant, Azerbaijan

By Carmen

Balakhani Waste-to-Energy Plant is a 37MW biopower project. It is located in Absheron, Azerbaijan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 37 37 Active Absheron, Azerbaijan

Description

The project generates 270GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households, offsetting 500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in December 2012.

Contractors Involved

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

MARTIN supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 184TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 400°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 40bar.

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2012, for a period of 20 years.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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