Balakhani Waste-to-Energy Plant is a 37MW biopower project. It is located in Absheron, Azerbaijan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2012. Buy the profile here.

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The project generates 270GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households, offsetting 500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in December 2012.

Contractors involved

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

MARTIN supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 184TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 400°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 40bar.

Constructions Industrielles de la Mediterranee is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2012, for a period of 20 years.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.