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January 27, 2022

Lucena Biogas Power Plant, Spain

By Carmen

Lucena Biogas Power Plant is a 29.1MW 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 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 29.1 29.1 Active Andalusia, Spain Turbomach


The project was developed by Turbomach and is currently owned by Bioenergia Santamaria.

The project generates 238.62GWh electricity thereby offsetting 110,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Oil 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 2003.

Contractors Involved

Turbomach was selected as the gas turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Solar Titan 130 turbine with 14.3MW nameplate capacity.

Turbomach is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2003, for a period of 20 years.

About Turbomach

Turbomach SA (Turbomach), a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. is a power and electric engineering company that provides industrial gas turbine-based cogeneration systems. The company’s products include gas turbine packages, solar turbines, industrial gas turbines, solonox technology, fuel flexibility products. It offers cogeneration system and power plants solutions, quick power generation solutions, power plants solutions and others. Turbomach’s services include maintenance, fleet management, long term services, installation, package renewal and upgrading services. The company’s applications comprise steam and hot water generation for providing power and heat, powder drying with direct use of exhaust gases, chilled water generation for air conditioning, peaking power for rapid dispatch, thermal oil and steam generation for providing process heat and others. It operates in Switzerland, Egypt, India, Malaysia, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Pakistan, Germany, Turkey, Italy, the UAE. Turbomach is headquartered in Riazzino, Switzerland.


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