Felixton Sugar Cogeneration Plant is a 31.5MW biopower project. It is located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 31.5 31.5 Active KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


The project is currently owned by Tongaat Hulett Sugar.

The project cost is $103.226m.

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 2008.

Contractors Involved

The Weir Group was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 10.5MW nameplate capacity. The Weir Group supplied the electric generator for the project.


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