Biomass Fuelled Power Plant Delfzijl is a 49.9MW biopower project. It is located in Groningen, Netherlands. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 49.9 49.9 Active Groningen, Netherlands Areva Renewables; Ballast Nedam; Metso Power


The project was developed by Areva Renewables, Ballast Nedam and Metso Power. The project is currently owned by Eneco Holding.

The project generates 400GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 120,000 households, offsetting 250,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $178.994m.

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

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in November 2013.

Contractors Involved

Neles supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Ballast Nedam

Ballast Nedam NV (Ballast Nedam), a subsidiary of Ronesans Holding AS, is a construction and infrastructure company. It provides development, engineering, construction and management of housing, commercial, energy and mobility projects. The company’s service portfolio comprises maintenance, renovation, and rebuilding services to large scales industrial projects such as energy, oil and gas, and petrochemicals. Ballast Nedam carries out investment, management, and development of projects through public and private partnerships; and offers concession services. It also provides shipbuilding, prefabricated bridges, and viaducts construction, landscaping, maintenance, and environmental engineering services. It has operations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. The company is headquartered in Nieuwegein, Utrecht, the Netherlands.


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