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November 26, 2021

Bois-Rouge Biomass Power Plant, Reunion

By Carmen

Bois-Rouge Biomass Power Plant is a 106MW biopower project. It is located in Saint-Benoit, Reunion. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1992.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 106 106 Active Saint-Benoit, Reunion CdF Ingenierie


The project was developed by CdF Ingenierie and is currently owned by Albioma.

The project generates 340GWh electricity thereby offsetting 640,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Bagasse is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Bois-Rouge Biomass Power Plant (Bois-Rouge Biomass Power Plant Phase I) consists of 2 turbines with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricite de France under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

SPAC Power Engineering India supplied steam boiler for the project.

About CdF Ingenierie

CdF Ingenierie SA (CdF) is a provider of energy, environment, electricity instrumentation and control systems, mechanic and paramining, and financial engineering solutions. The company offers services such as preliminary studies, technical studies, feasibility studies, basic engineering, process evaluation, environmental impact assessment, economical and financial analysis, project management and consultancy services. Its financial engineering services comprise financing plan, cost control and energy saving. The company’s mechanic and paramining services comprise fuel, ash, limestone and sludge handling, mechanical equipment handling and others. It operates in the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Turkey, China, India, Mexico, Macedonia and Vietnam. CdF is headquartered in Freyming-Merlebach, France.


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