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November 10, 2021

BEE Ghent Biomass Power Plant, Belgium

By Carmen

BEE Ghent Biomass Power Plant is a 215MW biopower project. It is planned in Flemish Brabant, Belgium. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 215 215 Permitting Flemish Brabant, Belgium Belgian Eco Energy

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Belgian Eco Energy.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 450,000 households, to offset 450,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $358m.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

GE Power is expected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

GE Power will be the steam turbine supplier for the project. The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

GE Power is likely to be the supplier of the steam boiler for the project.

Veolia Environnement is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project for a period of 15 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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