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November 12, 2021

Punta Pereira Biomass Power Plant, Uruguay

By Carmen

Punta Pereira Biomass Power Plant is a 176MW biopower project. It is located in Colonia, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 176 176 Active Colonia, Uruguay Montes Del Plata

Description

The project is developed and owned by Montes Del Plata.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 200,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in June 2014.

Contractors Involved

Andritz was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Siemens was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Double Extraction, Condensing turbine with 88MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Extraction, Backpressure turbine with 88MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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