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Kwinana Waste to Energy Project is a 36MW biopower project. It is planned in Western Australia, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Avertas Energy. The project is currently owned by Dutch Infrastructure Fund with a stake of 60%, Macquarie Capital (Australia) and Phoenix Energy Australia.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 50,000 households, to offset 400,000t 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. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to BOC under a power purchase agreement for a period of 5 years.

Contractors involved

Acciona and NRW Contracting are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

Doosan Skoda Power will be the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of DST-G20 turbine with 45MW nameplate capacity. Doosan Skoda Power is expected to be the supplier of electric generators for the project.

Veolia Environnement is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project for a period of 25 years.

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This content was updated on 10 November 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.