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January 5, 2022

Piray Biomass Power Plant, Argentina

By Carmen

Piray Biomass Power Plant is a 38.9MW biopower project. It is located in Misiones, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 38.9 38.9 Active Misiones, Argentina

Description

The project is currently owned by Alto Parana with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 118.7GWh electricity thereby offsetting 73,645t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

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

Power Purchase Agreement

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The power generated from the project is sold to Electricidad de Misiones under a power purchase agreement.

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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