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South Negros BioPower

South Negros BioPower is a biomass power plant project in La Carlota City, 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 South 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 265,000 people in the region.

OVERVIEW

  • LOCATION LOCATION Philippines
  • PROJECT SITE PROJECT SITE 300,000 ㎡
  • CAPACITY CAPACITY 25 MW
  • INVESTMENT VOLUME INVESTMENT VOLUME (CAPEX) 103.6 million USD

ESG PROFILE

  • Project site CONSTRUCTION JOBS CREATED
    (average during construction period)
    658
  • Capacity NEW PERMANENT JOBS CREATED 646
  • 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) South Negros Biopower Inc.
Location Agro-Industrial Land, National Highway, Barangay Cubay, La Carlota City, Province of Negros Occidental, Philippines
Coordinates: 10 25 23.32 N, 122 56 13.11 E
Technical Specifications Feedstock type: primarily cane trash
Feedstock utilisation: 244,000 tonnes per year
Feedstock availability: 1.4 million tonnes per year of biomass are available within a 50 km-radius catchment area
Grid connection: to the existing 69 kV substation in San Enrique, 8 km away
Supplier/Manufacturer Boiler: Jinan Boiler Group Company Ltd (China), Steam Turbine: Siemens (India), Generator: Siemens (India), Transmitters: for bidding, Gearboxes: Siemens (India), Distributed Control System: Yocogawa, WaterTreatment 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)
Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement with National Transmission Corporation (Administrator of the government backed Feed-in Tarif Fund)
Credit Rating Electricity Offtake Counterparty Standard & Poor’s: BBB+ with stable outlook, Moody’s: Baa2 with stable outlook,
Fitch: BBB with stable outlook
Specifications of the Power Purchase Agreement Statutorily guaranteed feed-in-tariff rate of PHP 6.63 (USD 0.15) per kWh plus an annual escalation in electricity prices to account for inflation and exchange rate fluctuations. The rate has been set and approved for 20 years by the Government‘s Energy Regulatory Commission.
Minimum guaranteed revenue in the first full year of operations USD 28.2 million
Third party guarantees additional to the market standard warranties provided by suppliers, manufacturers and EPCs During the first 12 month of full operations: Performance Security issued by the Bank of Communications over the EPC.
Project Insurance Coverage (amount insured) Transportation Insurance incl. Delay in Start-Up Insurance (USD 54.49 million) Contractors All Risk Insurance incl. damage from natural disaster (USD 54.58 million) and integrated Third Party Liability Insurance (USD 1.5 million) and Delay in Start-Up Insurance (USD 36.44 million) Property All Risk Insurance (USD 3.2 million) Contractors Equipment Insurance (USD 9.44 million)
Insurer (coverage ratio) Transportation Insurance: AIG Philippines Insurance (100%) Contractors All Risk Insurance: QBE Seaboard Insurance Philippines (40%), Pioneer Insurance & Surety Corp (40%), AIG Philippines Insurance (20%) Property All Risk Insurance: PNG General (14%), Charter Ping An Insurance (86%) Contractors Equipment Insurance: AIG Philippines Insurance (100%)
Status In full operation since January 2020.

Status: 30/09/2021

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