Biomass Power Plants in Brazil
Itaenga
Location: PE
Operator: Termoelétrica Itaenga Ltda
Configuration: 1 X 2.5 MW (ret), 1 X 4 MW (ret), 1 X 8 MW (ret), 1 X 22 MW, 1 X 25 MW CHP
Operation: ??-2010
Fuel: bagasse, wood
Boiler supplier: Dedini
T/G supplier: NG-Metal, WEG
Quick facts: Part of Grupo Petribu.

Photograph courtesy of Grupo Petribu
Posted 1 Jun 2014

Petribu Paulista
Location: SP
Operator: Usina Petribu Paulista Ltda
Configuration: 1 X 8 MW CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: bagasse
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Areva Koblitz
Quick facts: This mill is in Sebastianópolis, 70km from São José do Rio Preto SP. Throughput is about 1.5mn tpy of sugar cane.

Photograph courtesy of Areva
Posted 22 Jan 2012

Piratini
Location: Brazil
Operator: Cia Estadual Energia Eletrica RS
Configuration: 1 X 10 MW
Operation: 2001
Fuel: wood, agricultural waste
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Koblitz
Quick facts: This was one of the first purpose-built biomass power plants in Brazil. Project developers were Companhia Geral de Distribuicao Electrica and Koblitz Ltda.

Photograph courtesy of Piratini Biomass
Posted 28 Jan 2004

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 01-Jun-2014

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