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January 28, 2022

Lages Cogeneration Biomass Power Plant, Brazil

By Carmen

Lages Cogeneration Biomass Power Plant is a 28MW biopower project. It is located in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 28 28 Active Santa Catarina, Brazil


The project is currently owned by Lages Bioenergetica with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 217GWh of electricity.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in August 2004.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Centrais Eletricas de Santa Catarina under a power purchase agreement for a period of 13 years. The contracted capacity is 22MW.

Contractors Involved

AREVA Koblitz was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

GE Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Controlled Steam Extraction turbine with 28MW nameplate capacity.

Dedini supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 120TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 495Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 65bar.GE Power supplied the electric generator for the project.


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