Dehiattakandiya BPP, Sri Lanka

Vidul Biomass (Pvt) Limited, a subsidiary of Vidullanka PLC implements Dehiattakandiya Dendro Power Project, is into construction of its first Biomass Power Plant to supply power to the National Electricity Grid with install capacity of 3.3 MW.

The Dendro Power Plant is expected to contribute approximately 24 million kWh annually to light up 15,000 rural homes with using sustainable grown fuel wood, whilst preventing 16,500 Metric Tons of greenhouse gasses being emitted into the atmosphere.

The grown fuel wood, notably Gliricidia, a fast growing tree legume, which is available in abundance in the country’s dry zones expressly in Mahaweli System areas. The fuel-wood is obtained from plantations of Gliricidia sepium and from farmers in the region who grow these trees as our out-grower’s agricultural programs.

Install capacity  3.3 MW
Location  Dehiattakandiya, Eastern Province
Fuel type  Gliricidia, Ipil Ipil, Coconut Husk
Configuration  One Steam Boiler and One Turbo Generator
Steam Parameter  46 bar(g) and 440 0C
Annual Generation  22 GWh