Mérida – biomass energy plant — 20 MW, Spain, 2014

The 20 MW low-emission Mérida biomass power plant is located near the town of Mérida in the Badajoz province of the Extremadura autonomous community in Spain.

The facility was constructed by Sener for Ence Energía y Celulosa. The contract covered the design, supply, construction and commissioning of the plant, as well as the operation and maintenance during the first two years of operation.

The facility applies a highly-efficient, regenerative thermodynamic cycle with reheating capability, which includes a furnace with a reheater and a turbine with two bodies – high and low pressure -, as well as several extractions. It is refrigerated using cooling towers.

Construction started in 2012. The was launched in 2014.

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