Poondurai Semu Biomass Power Plant is a 24.5MW biopower project. It is located in Tamil Nadu, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 24.5 24.5 Active Tamil Nadu, India


The project is currently owned by Sakthi Sugar Mills.

The project cost is $38.881m.

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 2007.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to TNEB under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Greensol Power Systems was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Cethar supplied steam boiler for the project.


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