During this project, various biomass resources were analyzed and validated for possible technological options for making sustainable use of existing biomass resources. The major output of the project was the development of three pre-feasibilities for pilot projects, two for SMEs and one for village electrification was designed considering inter alia costs, associated income generation activities, co-financing, GHG emissions reduction, monitoring and evaluation plans.
Hamza Sugar Mills Limited got an LOI for the development of 15 MW high pressure based power generation Project at Jhetta Bhutta Khanpur, District Rahimyar Khan. RE2 supported the project for the development of the Project including Initial Environmental Examination and the EPA.
RE2 is the Lender’s Engineer for Fatima Energy 120 MW Biomass Project at Mehmoodkot Muzaffargarh in partnership with Lahmeyer International. Lender’s Engineer services are being provided to Habib Bank Limited of Pakistan.
The project is located beside an existing sugar mill belonging to Fatima Sugar Mills Ltd (FMSL), the Sponsor. The power plant will mainly utilize bagasse produced by the sugar mill as fuel during the 4 months of cane crushing season and will burn imported coal at all other times.
The power plant will consist of 2 X 60 MW extraction/condensing steam turbine generators with 2 units of coal/bagasse firing boilers. Power plant is designed to feed in steam and produce electricity during crop seasons in co-generation mode whereas it will only produce electricity during off season. The electricity generated will be sold to utility as in an IPP mode.
RE2 is providing Construction Monitoring services as Lender’s Engineer for Fatima Energy 120 MW Biomass Project at Mehmoodkot Muzaffargarh in partnership with Lahmeyer International. Lender’s Engineer services are provided to Habib Bank Limited of Pakistan.
RE2/LI is currently performing progress monitoring of the project on behalf of the project lenders. Issues causing delays are assessed and advised upon to the lenders. The expected COD lies in the end of 2016.