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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 (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.
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Title Annotation:NICARAGUA
Publication:Caribbean Update
Date:Jun 1, 2012
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