BEE Ghent Biomass Power Plant is a 215MW biopower project. It is planned in Flemish Brabant, Belgium. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Belgian Eco Energy.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 450,000 households, to offset 450,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion will be adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Contractors involved

GE Power is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

GE Power will be the steam turbine supplier for the project. The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

GE Power is likely to be the supplier of the steam boiler for the project.

Veolia Environnement is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project for a period of 15 years.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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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.