Biomass-fired power plant in Kourou, French Guiana, South America

TechnologyBiomass-fired power plant
End UserVOLTALIA
SOTEN AssignmentEngineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM)
LocationKourou, French Guiana, South America
GeneratorBoiler by Vyncke
FuelSawmill residue
Fuel storage capacity3 x 1 000 m³ with 3 toploaders
Electrical power2 050 MW
Thermal power11.2 MW LHV (Lower Heating Value)
Fluid produced at boiler outletSteam @ 27 barg  & 385°C
Classification90% (Instantaneous)
Plant global efficiency18%
Commissioning2009
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