Kwale International Biomass Power Plant is an 18MW biopower project. It is located in Kwale, Kenya. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||18||18||–||Active||Kwale, Kenya|
Kwale International Sugar and Omnicane are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.
The project cost is $46.404m.
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.
The project got commissioned in December 2015.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.1kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 14MW.
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