Melka Sedi Biomass Power Plant is a 137.5MW biopower project. It is planned in Afar, Ethiopia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||137.5||–||137.5||Announced||Afar, Ethiopia||Ethiopian Electric Power; Metal and Engineering|
The project is being developed by Ethiopian Electric Power and Metal and Engineering. The project is currently owned by Ethiopian Electric Power.
The project cost is expected to be around $100m.
The process of combustion will be adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
About Ethiopian Electric Power
Ethiopian Electric Power Corp (Ethiopian Electric Power), formerly The Ethiopian Electric Light and Power Authority, is an electricity company that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company generates, transmits and supply power. It maintains the interconnected System and transmits electricity from hydropower plants and wind farms. Ethiopian Electric Power constructs and administrate power generation plants, high voltage and whole sale of electricity. The company owns and operates electric circuit transmission lines and substations. It also operates hydropower projects, wind projects, geothermal projects and transmission and substation projects. The company provide service across Ethopia. Ethiopian Electric Power is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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