Rocky Point Biomass Power Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in Queensland, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Active Queensland, Australia Austrian Energy & Environment (Australia)


The project was developed by Austrian Energy & Environment (Australia). Stanwell and W.H. Heck & Sons-Rocky Point are currently owning the project.

The project generates 160GWh electricity thereby offsetting 130,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Rocky Point Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2001.

Contractors Involved

Alstom was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Alstom supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 510Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 7MPa.

About Austrian Energy & Environment (Australia)

AE&E Australia Pty Limited (AE&E) formerly known as Austrian Energy & Environment (Australia) Pty Limited, is a provider of systems for thermal power generation and environmental technologies. The company offers a wide range of boiler and plant products and environmental protection systems for the industrial, public and utility customers. The product portfolio include industrial boilers, fluidised bed boilers and industrial plants. In addition, the company offers various services include operation and maintenance, modernisation, spares and refurbishment. The products developed by the company are satisfying ISO 9001 standards. AE&E markets its products through its own sales force. The company opeartes as a subsidiary of A-TEC INDUSTRIES AG. It operates as a part of AE&E Group GmbH. AE&E is headquartered at North Ryde, in New South Wales, Australia.


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