Engie to build, operate 29 MW biomass heating plant in Spain

By Erin Voegele | August 01, 2019

Engie announced July 24 it has been awarded a contract to construct and operate a new biomass heating plant in Pamplona, Spain, that will supply heat to 4,500 homes and several public buildings.

According to information released by Engie, the facility will be developed in two phases. The first will have a thermal production capacity of 14.5 MW. The second phase will double facility to 29 M. The facility will be fueled by 90 percent biomass and 10 percent natural gas.

The project represents an investment of more than €12.5 million ($13.85 million). Public company Nasuvinsa will invest €6.5 million, with 50 percent cofounding from the Operational Program of European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 of Navarra. The remaining €6 million will be invested by Engie in two phases.

Additional information is available on the Engie website