Vielle-Saint-Girons Biomass Power Plant is a 17MW biopower project. It is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 17 17 Active Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France ENGIE Cofely H2 France


The project was developed by ENGIE Cofely H2 France. ENGIE Cofely H2 France and Caisse des Depots et Consignations are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 12% respectively.

The project generates 97GWh electricity thereby offsetting 20,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $57.187m.

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

The project consists of 1 turbine with 17MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in January 2015.

Contractors Involved

Aalborg Energie Technik supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 525Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 120bar.


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