North Negros BioPower

North Negros BioPower is a biomass power plant project near Victorias City in Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.

The North Negros BioPower stand-alone base-load power plant project has a gross power generation capacity of 25 MW and generates approx. 185 million kWh annually. This is equivalent to the energy consumption of around 265,000 people in the region. 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.

UN SDG Alignment

Project overview

Location

Philippines

Capacity

25 MW

Project size

252,900 m²

Impact

Construction jobs created

658

Electricity reach (people)

199,928

New permanent jobs created

532

CO2 avoidance (tonnes p.a.)

127,722

Project details

Location
Manapla, Negros, Philippines
Biomass feedstock
• Type: primarily cane trash • Utilisation: 220,000 tonnes per year • Availability: 2.1 million tonnes per year of biomass are available within a 50 km-radius catchment area
Supplier/manufacturer
Boiler: Jinan Boiler Group (China); Steam turbine: Siemens (India); Generator: TD Power Systems (India); Motors: Siemens (India); Transmitters: Yokogawa (Philippines); Gearboxes: Siemens (India); Distributed control system: Yokogawa (Philippines); Water treatment plant: Aquagen Technologies (Philippines); Fuel handling system: Zhengzhou GEP Ecotech (China); Tractors: Massey Ferguson (Thailand); Forage wagons, rotary rakes: Pöttinger (Austria); V rakes: Hodge Industries (Australia); Baler: Nantong Cotton Machinery (China)
General contractor (EPC)
Afry Philippines
Operations & maintenance
Afry Philippines
Insurer (coverage ratio)
• Industrial all risk insurance: Malayan Insurance (32.50%), Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation (25%), Cocogen Insurance Inc (10%), BPI/MS Insurance (10%), Mercantile Insurance (7.5%), FPG Insurance (5%), Allied Bankers Insurance (5%), New India Assurance (5%) • Property all risk insurance: FPG Insurance (100%) • Contractors equipment insurance: AIG Philippines Insurance (100%) • Comprehensive insurance: FPG Insurance (100%)
Status
In operational phase since January 2020

Related projects

All projects

South Negros BioPower

biomass plant
Location: La Carlota City, Negros, Philippines

San Carlos BioPower

biomass plant
Location: San Carlos City, Negros, Philippines