Hiriyur Biomass Power Plant is a 25MW biopower project. It is located in Karnataka, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 25 25 Active Karnataka, India


The project is currently owned by R.K.Powergen Private.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 63,906t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in January 2004.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Karnataka Power Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

NTPC is the O&M contractor for the project.


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