La Loma Biomass Power Plant is a 16MW biopower project. It is located in Andalusia, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 16 16 Active Andalusia, Spain


The project is currently owned by Energia De La Loma.

The project generates 95.595GWh electricity thereby offsetting 37,282t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $18.398m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2002.

Contractors Involved

Amec Foster Wheeler Energia and GHESA Ingenieria y Tecnologia were selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Thermodyn was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Condensing Turbine 6.8 MC8 turbine with 16MW nameplate capacity.

Amec Foster Wheeler Iberia supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 65.8TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 450Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 60bar.

Duro Felguera, Enel and Ingeteam Corporacion were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.


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