Elsterwerda Biomass Power Plant is a 12.6MW biopower project. It is located in Brandenburg, Germany. 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. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2004. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Standardkessel Baumgarte Holding and is currently owned by Danpower with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 76GWh electricity thereby offsetting 80,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Elsterwerda Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Wood waste which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 12.6MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in July 2004.

Contractors involved

Standardkessel Power Systems Holding supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 50TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 452°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 66bar.

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About Standardkessel Baumgarte Holding

Standardkessel Baumgarte Holding GmbH (SBHG), a subsidiary of JFE Engineering Corp, is a plant engineering and construction company offering systems and services for power plants, generating energy from biomass, waste materials, heat and primary fuels. It offers systems to recover energy from biomass, waste heat from gas turbines, waste materials and primary fuels. SBHG provides services engineering, assembling, modernization optimization, commissioning, erection, maintenance, and plant operation. The company serves various energy supply companies, municipal governments, public utilities, and industrial firms. SBHG is headquartered in Mulheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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