Ubombo Sugar Cogeneration Plant is a 40MW 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 40 40 Active Lubombo, Eswatini


The project generates 210GWh 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. Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Ubombo Sugar Cogeneration Plant (Ubombo Sugar Cogeneration Plant Phase II) consists of 1 turbine with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Swaziland Electricity under a power purchase agreement.


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