Cahsa Biomass Power Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in Cortes, Honduras. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2005.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Active Cortes, Honduras


The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2005.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Empresa Nacional de Energia Electrica under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Cahsa Biomass Power Plant (Cahsa Biomass Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with GE Power turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines, each with 12MW nameplate capacity.

Cahsa Biomass Power Plant (Cahsa Biomass Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with GE Power turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 6MW nameplate capacity.


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