Biomass Power Plants in Germany - BB & MV
Location: BB
Operator: Stadtwerke Elsterwerda GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 21 MW CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: SFL
T/G supplier: MAN
Quick facts: Ths plant was built by HOKAWE Holzkraftwerk Eberswalde GmbH and processed about 100,000 tpy of untreated virgin. About 160 GWh of electricity was supplied to the grid of E.ON edis AG. HOKAWE filed for bankruptcy in Jun 2011 and the plant was taken over by the local utility..

Photograph courtesy of Energoinstal SA
Posted 18 Feb 2013

Location: MV
Operator: Energiecontracting Heidelberg AG
Configuration: 1 X 5 MW CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: ESP-Geko
T/G supplier: B+V
Quick facts: The original builer of the Feldberg plant went bankrupt and EC Heidelberg took over operations in Apr 2008. The plant supplies local district heat and may supply a pellete plant in the future. There are two wood-fired boilers and an oil-fired supplementary boiler.

Photograph courtesy of Energiecontracting Heidelberg AG
Posted 28 Jun 2009

Location: BB
Operator: MVV Energie AG
Configuration: 1 X 20 MW
Operation: 2003
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Foster Wheeler
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Foster Wheeler
Quick facts: Königs-Wusterhausen is located south of Berlin and went commercial in Oct 2003. It is expected to supply about 160 GWh/yr with a fluidized bed boiler burning waste and scrap wood and cull from the region.

Photograph courtesy of MVV Energie AG
Posted 14 May 2008

Location: MV
Operator: envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG
Configuration: 1 X 10 MW
Operation: 2003
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Detroit Stoker
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: This plant burns mature timber, wood waste, and lemon peel using a chain-grate stoker.

Photograph courtesy of envia Mitteldeutsche Energie AG
Posted 11 Sep 2004

Location: MV
Operator: Stadtwerke Neustrelitz GmbH
Configuration: 1 X 6.5 MW CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Bertsch
T/G supplier: B+V
EPC: Fangmann Salzwedel
Quick facts: The plant cost €15mn and is expected to burn about 85,000 tpy of wood. Funding was received from the local and state government and from the European Fund for Regional Development.

Photograph courtesy of Stadtwerke Neustrelitz GmbH
Posted 25 Feb 2006


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

Updated 03-Sep-2016