Biomass Power Plants in France
BES VSG (DRT)
Location: Landes
Operator: COFELY
Configuration: 1 X 17 MW CHP
Operation: 2015
Fuel: biomass
Boiler supplier: AET
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: COFELY
Quick facts: COFELY Is a company of GDF SUEZ. The new biomass plant is to burn about 165,000 tpy of forestry wood or clean wood waste. AET supplied the spreader stoker and auxiliaries, the APC equipment, ash handling equipment, stack, and related steel structures, piping, and insulation.

Photograph courtesy of Aalborg Energie Technik a/s
Posted 1 Mar 2015

Bio Cogelyo Normandie
Location: Seine-Maritime
Operator: COFELY
Configuration: 1 X 9 MW CHP
Operation: 2011
Fuel: biomass
Boiler supplier: AET
T/G supplier: MAN
EPC: COFELY
Quick facts: COFELY Is a company of GDF SUEZ. The new biomass plant is to burn about 165,000 tpy of forestry wood or clean wood waste. AET supplied the spreader stoker and auxiliaries, the APC equipment, ash handling equipment, stack, and related steel structures, piping, and insulation.

Photograph courtesy of Aalborg Energie Technik a/s
Posted 5 Jan 2011

Kogeban
Location: Somme
Operator: Akuo Energy
Configuration: 1 X 16 MW CHP
Operation: 2013
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Babcock
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: CNIM
Quick facts: This project is in Nesle village, Picardie region. It is expected to supply 133 GWh of electricity/yr plus 155 tph of steam and 1.4 MWh of hot water for Ajinomoto Foods Europe’s nearby food-processing facility. Akuso company SABEHF (Société Biomasse Energie des Hauts de France) will supply this and Akuo’s Mons biomass power plant with wood pellets. SABEHEF’s storage, crushing and distribution center began operation in early January 2013, in partnership with two local forest product companies, Idélot and Huberlant. Fuel burn at Kogeban will be about 240,000 tpy.

Photograph courtesy of Akuo Energy
Posted 25 Jan 2014

 
La Facture
Location: Gironde
Operator: Veolia
Configuration: 1 X 50 MW CHP
Operation: 2010
Fuel: wood
Boiler supplier: Metso
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Metso, Sepoc, Tapro Engineering
Quick facts: La Facture near Bordeaux was one of the largest biomass power plants in continental Europe at completion. It was ordered in 2008 and commissioned in Oct 2010. Using mainly bark and forest residues as fuel, the BFB boiler produces electricity for the national grid and 74 MWt of process steam for the Smurfit Kappa Cellulose du Pin paper mill.

Photograph courtesy of Metso
Posted 15 Feb 2011

SODC Orleans
Location: Loiret
Operator: COFELY
Configuration: 1 X 8-MW CHP
Operation: 2015
Fuel: biomass
Boiler supplier: AET
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: COFELY
Quick facts: This TPP supplies about 25 MW of heat for the northern part of Orleans for local heatiny copmay SODC. Fuel burn will be about 110,000 tpy of forestry wood, sawmill residues, and clean wood waste. AET supplied the spreader stoker and auxiliaries, the APC equipment, ash handling equipment, stack, and related steel structures, piping, and insulation.

Photograph courtesy of Aalborg Energie Technik a/s
Posted 25 Feb 2017

Abbreviations

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

Updated 26-Feb-2017

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