Villarta de San Juan Biomass Power Plant is a 16MW biopower project. It is located in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 16 16 Active Castile-La Mancha, Spain


The project is currently owned by Aceites Pina with a stake of 24%.

The project generates 113.2GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households. The project cost is $28.78m.

Agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Union Fenosa Distribucion under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Thermodyn was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of 6-8MC8 turbine with 16MW nameplate capacity.

Amec Foster Wheeler Iberia supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 450Degree Celsius. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 6MPa.

GHESA Ingenieria y Tecnologia is the O&M contractor for the project.


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