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November 30, 2021

Vaucluse Biogas Power Plant, Barbados

By Carmen

Vaucluse Biogas Power Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is planned in Saint Thomas, Barbados. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Permitting Saint Thomas, Barbados Quantum Utility Generation

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Quantum Utility Generation.

The project cost is expected to be around $350m.

The process of gasification will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

Quantum Utility Generation is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the project.

About Quantum Utility Generation

Quantum Utility Generation LLC (QUG) is an electric utility that acquires, develops, operates and optimizes power generation assets in the Americas. The utility generates electricity from various sources such as wind, coal and natural gas-based power generation plants. It also produces electricity through thermal assets and from renewable energy projects. QUG carries out the business of acquisition, development, operations, management, financing, and economic optimization of conventional, renewable energy assets, and others. The utility caters residential, commercial, industrial customers, and others. QUG is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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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