Biomass at sugar mill.
BIOMASS AT SUGAR MILL. The Nicaraguan regulator has given the
Compania Azucarera del Sur (Casur) a license to generate electricity
from biomass, reports Bnamericas.com (April 25, 2012). The plant which
will generate 35 MW will be built at the industrial sugarcane complex,
Benjamin Zeledon, in the town of Potosi, department of Rivas. The
license granted by the Ministry of Energy and Mines, is to build and
operate the project for 30 years. The nominal and effective generation
capacity from sugar cane bagasse in the country at the end of 2011
reached 122MW and 104MW respectively, according to the regulator of the
INE sector. The rated capacity represented 11% of the generation.