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January 27, 2022

San Pedro Biopower Project, Dominican Republic

By Carmen

San Pedro Biopower Project is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Active San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic Actividades de Construccion y Servicios; Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras

Description

The project was developed by Actividades de Construccion y Servicios and Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras. The project is currently owned by San Pedro Bio-Energy.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 80,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $90m.

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

The project consists of 1 turbine with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2016.

Contractors Involved

Actividades de Construccion y Servicios was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

About Actividades de Construccion y Servicios

Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (ACS) is a construction contracting company. It offers a range of infrastructure and energy construction and other related services globally. The company carries out infrastructure development; residential and social infrastructure construction works; civil works; building projects, and implementation of works for mining projects. The company also offers applied engineering services and the installation and maintenance services for industrial infrastructure such as energy plants, industrial and telecommunications systems; and offers urban services and waste treatment services. ACS provides traffic management services; facility management services; maintenance of gas, electricity and water network services; and installation and operation of control systems for industrial and municipal services. The company also provides integral management services and concession services such as management of transport and public facility infrastructure. It has operations in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Africa. ACS is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

About Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras

Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras SA (Grupo Cobra), a subsidiary of Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA, is an engineering and infrastructure company which develops, builds, operates and maintains industrial facilities and power plants. The company’s business areas include renewable energy sources and the environment; industrial engineering and plants; networks and grid infrastructure, installation, assembly and services; and technology and systems. It also offers services such as EPC construction, operation, maintenance and sale of power generated by thermal plants and wind farms. It serves oil and gas, power generation, infrastructure and energy sectors, among others. The company has a presence in North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Africa. Grupo Cobra is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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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