Belišće MDC, Croatia
Our role: We are the project developer and provider of our gasification technology, working in a joint venture with Croatian project development partner, Sense ESCO at the site in Belišće, Croatia. We expect to be the O&M contractor.
Developments: The plant, previously commissioned in 2016, is progressing well, including:
- Financial close has been achieved, in order to upgrade the design and an increase in capacity to 1.5MWe from the original 1.2MWe
- A grid connection application will be made in the second half of 2021
- The plant is expected to be updated, recommissioned and repowered for operations in H2 2022
- The site will become a Market Development Centre (MDC), which will showcase our technology in a fully operational, commercial setting.
The upcoming Market Development Centre in Belišće, Croatia was developed to include our Advanced Gasification Technology and commissioned in 2016.
This time-lapse video captured the stages involved in creating the plant during the construction phase….
Site update – March 2022: A full engineering and specification process was completed. Negotiations advanced with a local industrial customer for power and heat offtake. In Q2, the we expect to agree heads of terms with the industrial customer for the offtake. In addition, a preferred customer for the biochar to be produced at the site has been identified and commercial discussions commenced. A further site visit with EPC contractor COSMI is confirmed towards commissioning as planned