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January 5, 2022

Taoyuan County Southern MSW Plant, Taiwan

By Carmen

Taoyuan County Southern MSW Plant is a 40MW biopower project. It is located in Taoyuan County, Taiwan. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 40 40 Active Taoyuan County, Taiwan Hsin Yung Enterprise


The project is developed and owned by Hsin Yung Enterprise.

The project generates 252.001GWh of electricity.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Household waste which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in October 2001.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Taiwan Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Doosan Lentjes was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Baumgarte Boiler Systems supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 85TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 400°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 40bar.

Hsin Yung Enterprise is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2013, for a period of 8 years.


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