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November 10, 2021

Lezhe Biomass Power Plant, Albania

By Carmen

Lezhe Biomass Power Plant is a 140MW biopower project. It is planned in Lezhe, Albania. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 140 140 Permitting Lezhe, Albania Marseglia Group

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Marseglia Group.

The project cost is expected to be around $357.035m.

The process of ethanol fermentation/biodiesel will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Palm oil which is a kind of agricultural by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Marseglia Group

Marseglia Group (Marseglia) is a diversified business group. At present, the company owns and operates diversified business portfolios, which comprised of Agro-Industry, Energy, Bio Fuels, Projects Building & Services, Tourism & Hotels, Real Estate and New Projects. The company was incorporated in 1974, and started its business operation in manufacturing and marketing of vegetable oils. From the binging of new millennium, the company diversified its business opportunities in the area of energy generation. The company is a family owned business and has numerous holding companies under its portfolios, which are managing company’s business operations. The company is headquartered at Monopoli, Italy.

Presently, Marseglia provides wide and complete rang of power plant solution and related services. In addition to this, the company owns and operates around 900 million kilowatts hours (MmkWh) of electricity producing plants. Further, the company is planning to increase its production capacity to 1.6 giga kilowatts hours (GkWh) in near future. On the other hand, the company owns and operates 200 megawatts (MW), biomass power plant, which produces commercial electricity from liquid biomasses.

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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