Mouscron Biomass Power Plant is an 18MW biopower project. It is located in Hainaut, Belgium. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 18 18 Active Hainaut, Belgium Electrawinds; MAN Energy Solutions


The project was developed by Electrawinds and MAN Energy Solutions. The project is currently owned by Electrawinds.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 44,000 households. The project cost is $102.343m.

Mouscron Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. 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 December 2006.

About Electrawinds

Electrawinds NV (Electrawinds), a subsidiary of Electrawinds SE, is a renewable energy company that designs, develops, operates and constructs various energy projects across Europe. The company produces green electricity in wind energy parks, biomass plants, and solar installations. It offers project development, design and development, technical support, and operation and maintenance services. The company has projects operation in various stages of development in Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Namibia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, South Africa, the UK, and other countries. Electrawinds is headquartered in Oostende, Belgium.

About MAN Energy Solutions

MAN Energy Solutions SE (MAN Energy Solutions), a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, is a provider of large-bore gas and diesel engines and turbomachinery. The company’s product portfolio includes low and medium speed engines, dual fuel engines, compressors, expanders, gas and steam turbines, exhaust gas turbochargers, energy storage, Power-to-X and reactor systems for petrochemical and chemical applications. MAN Energy Solutions also offers spares, repair assistance; equipment and installation operation and maintenance; and other technical services. It manufactures four-stroke engines at its sites in Germany, France, and India; and builds two-stroke engines through licensees. MAN Energy Solutions is headquartered in Augsburg, Bayern, Germany.


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