South Negros BioPower
29. November 2015

North Negros BioPower

North Negros BioPower is a biomass power plant project in the municipality of Manapla, Negros Occidental province in the Philippines. The project will construct a biomass power plant using as fuel waste generated from the harvesting and processing of sugarcane, supplemented by grassy and woody energy crops. The North Negros BioPower stand-alone base-load power plant has a gross power generation capacity of 25 MW and generates 185 million kWh annually. This is equivalent to the energy consumption of around 191,000 people in the region.

OVERVIEW

  • LOCATION LOCATION Philippines
  • PROJECT SITE PROJECT SITE 252,900 ㎡
  • CAPACITY CAPACITY 25 MW

ESG PROFILE

  • Project site CONSTRUCTION JOBS CREATED
    (average during construction period)
    658
  • Capacity NEW PERMANENT JOBS CREATED 586
  • Reach of electricity supply ELECTRICITY REACH (people) 191,193
  • CO2 reduction CO2 AVOIDED (tonnes p.a.) 122,142

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Project details

Project Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) North Negros BioPower Inc.
Location Agro-Industrial Land, Barangay Sta. Teresa, Municipality of Manapla, Province of Negros Occidental, Philippines
Coordinates: 10 56 30.87 N, 123 10 20.42 E
Technical Specifications Feedstock type: primarily cane trash
Feedstock utilisation: 244,000 tonnes per year
Feedstock availability: 2.1 million tonnes per year of biomass are available within a 50 km-radius catchment area
Grid connection: To an existing 69 kV transmission line, 0.10 km away
Supplier/Manufacturer Boiler: Jinan Boiler Group Company Ltd (China), Steam Turbine: Siemens (India), Generator: Siemens (India), Motors, Transmitters: for bidding, Gearboxes: Siemens (India), Distributed Control System: Yocogawa, Water Treatment Plant: Aquagen, Fuel Handling System: GES, Tractors: Massey Ferguson (USA), Forage Wagons, Rotary Rakes: Pöttinger (Austria), V Rakes: Hodge Industries (Australia), Baler: Nantong Cotton Machinery (China)
General Contractor (EPC) Pöyry Energy Inc.
Operations & Maintenance Pöyry Energy Inc.
Lender’s Engineer Sargent & Lundy LLC
Electricity Offtake Counterparty Interconnection Agreement with Negros Occidental Electric Cooperative Inc. (NOCECO)
Wholesale Electricity Supply Market of the Philippines (“WESM”) managed by a government agency
Credit Rating Electricity Offtake Counterparty Standard & Poor’s: BBB+ with stable outlook, Moody’s: Baa2 with stable outlook,
Fitch: BBB with stable outlook
Status In operation.

Status: 30/06/2022

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