Biomass Power Plants - other Asia-Pacific
Bulleh Shah Mill
Location: Pakistan
Operator: Bulleh Shah Packaging (Pvt) Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 41 MW
Operation: 2016
Fuel: wheat straw, rice husk, ag waste
Boiler supplier: Volund, Runh
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Cowi, Volund, Runh
Quick facts: In June 2013, Bulleh Shah Packaging signed an EPC contract with Runh Power Group for a biomass boiler to repower an existing 41-MW steam T/G set at its 125ac paper mill complex in Kasur district, Punjab. Under a licensing agreement, B&W Volund supplied engineering and technology for the boiler. Construction began during spring of 2014, first steam was supplied in Nov 2015, and the boiler was handed over in Fer 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Bulleh Shah Packaging (Pvt) Ltd
Posted 23 Jun 2012

Golden Season
Location: Philippines
Operator: Golden Season Grains Center Inc
Configuration: 1 X 2.13 MW CHP
Operation: 2011
Fuel: rice husk
Boiler supplier: KEM
T/G supplier: M&M
EPC: Nviro Filipino Corp
Quick facts: Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) financed this biomass cogeneration power plant in Dadap, Luna, Isabela.

Photograph courtesy of Golden Season Grains Center Inc
Posted 23 Jun 2012

Location: Malaysia
Operator: Kina Biopower Sdn Bhd
Configuration: 1 X 11.5 MW CHP
Operation: 2009
Fuel: biomass
Boiler supplier: Vyncke
T/G supplier: NG-Metal
EPC: Meidensha, SMEC
Quick facts: In July 2006, Chubu Electric Power Co said it was investing in two new biopower projects in Sabah with Go Bio Sdn Bhd, SMEC Energy Sdn Bhd, and Agritech Marketing Co Ltd. Local AmBank provided debt finance for the projects, which each cost about $24mn. Fuel is POW and the projects have PPAs with Sabah Electricity delivered. Kina, the first of the two projects to complete, is connected to the Sabah Main Intake Substation in Sandaklan through a 0.5km transmission line.

Photograph courtesy of Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp
Posted 29 Aug 2010

  San Jose-I Power
Location: Philippines
Operator: Union Energy Corp
Configuration: 1 X 12 MW
Operation: 2015
Fuel: rice husk
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: NG Metalurgica, Jebsen & Jessen
Quick facts: This plant is in Brgy Tulat, San Jose City, Nueva Ecija and was put up by 20 local rice millers in joint venture with Union Energy Corp, owned by businessman Lucio Co. It has a 6ha site and will burn up to 300 tpd of husk. The cost was about P1bn.

Photograph by Anselmo Roque, courtesy of
Posted 8 Mar 2015



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Updated 04-Jan-2017