Pitangueiras Biomass Power Plant is a 25MW biopower project. It is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 25 25 Active Sao Paulo, Brazil


The project is currently owned by Pitangueiras Acucar e Alcool with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 96.48MWh of electricity. The project cost is $113.088m.

Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2006.

Contractors Involved

Turbine Generator Maintenance was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Backpressure Turbine model turbines for the project.

Equipalcool Sistemas supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 100TPH.WEG supplied the electric generator for the project.


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