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January 28, 2022

La Grecia Biomass Power Plant, Honduras

By Carmen

La Grecia Biomass Power Plant is a 25.5MW biopower project. It is located in Choluteca, Honduras. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 25.5 25.5 Active Choluteca, Honduras

Description

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 2002.

Power Purchase Agreement

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

Contractors Involved

La Grecia Biomass Power Plant (La Grecia Biomass Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with TGM Industria e Comercio de Turbinas e Transmissoes TM1500 turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 16MW nameplate capacity.

Caldema Equipamentos Industriais supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 132.5TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 752Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 600psig.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 90TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 900Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 900psig.WEG supplied the electric generator for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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