Le Moule Power Station

From Global Energy Monitor

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Le Moule Power Station is a 102-megawatt (MW) coal- and biomass-fired plant in Guadeloupe.

Location

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Background

The plant runs on a combination of coal imported from Colombia and Venezuela, and bagasse, or sugar cane waste. It is located next to the Gardel sugar factory.[1]

In November 2018 Albioma announced that Unit 3 would be converted to run entirely on biomass by 2020.[2][3] As of November 2020, the company's website stated that conversion of Unit 3 would be complete by 2023.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Albioma[4]
  • Parent company: Albioma
  • Location: Le Moule, Guadeloupe
  • Coordinates: 16.304873, -61.326223 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 32 MW[5]
    • Unit 2: 32 MW[5]
    • Unit 3: 38 MW[5]
  • In service:
    • Unit 1: 1998[5]
    • Unit 2: 1998[5]
    • Unit 3: 2011[5]
  • Type:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Colombia, Venezuela[1]
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bagasse-Coal Plant, Guadeloupe Tourism, accessed November 2018
  2. ALBIOMA Caraïbes: signature of the rider to the EDF contract for the 100% biomass conversion of the power plant], Globe Newswire, Dec. 20, 2018
  3. "La centrale thermique du Moule prête à passer du charbon à la biomasse". Guadeloupe la 1ère. November 16, 2018.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Le Moule". Albioma. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Our history, Albioma, accessed November 2018

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