Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant is a 47MW biopower project. It is located in Lubombo, Eswatini. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 47 47 Active Lubombo, Eswatini

Description

The project is currently owned by Royal Swaziland Sugar.

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

Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant (Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant Phase II) consists of 1 turbine with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Contractors Involved

Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant (Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant Phase I) is equipped with General Electric Company of Libya turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 10MW nameplate capacity.

Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant (Simunye Sugar Cogeneration Plant Phase I) is equipped with The Weir Group turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines, each with 3.5MW nameplate capacity. Parsons Peebles Generation supplied the electric generator for the project.

Methodology

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