Braunschweig Biomass Power Plant is a 20MW biopower project. It is planned in Lower Saxony, Germany. 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 20 20 Permitting Lower Saxony, Germany Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG


The project is being developed and currently owned by Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG.

The project cost is expected to be around $93.716m.

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

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

Valmet will be the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Valmet is likely to be the supplier of the steam boiler for the project. The temperature expected to be witnessed inside the boiler will be around 525°C. The steam will be pressurized inside the boiler at 75bar.

About Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG

Braunschweiger Versorgungs-AG & Co KG (BS Energy), a subsidiary of Veolia Environnement SA is a utility service provider that offers electricity and drinking water distribution services. The utility provides natural gas distribution, district heating, water supply, sewage treatment, public lighting, network connections, gas conversion, billing information, online service and energy consulting services. It offers city lighting and traffic lights for electricity distribution. BS Energy also provides urban drainage and material management services. The utility operates power lines for electricity, natural gas and wastewater. It caters its services to residential and commercial customers. BS Energy is headquartered in Braunschweig, Germany.


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