Biomass Power Plant

Fundão Biomass Plant

The tour will enable conference participants to experience and learn about a power facility where biomass is the key renewable feedstock in the production of renewable energy, biofuels, biochemicals and biomaterials.


Visit a biomass power plant with an installed capacity of 15 MW, where energy is generated through the combustion of forest biomass. The plant’s contractor is Elecnor, in charge of its design, engineering, equipment supply, construction, installation and commissioning work. The plant allows for a reduction in CO2 emissions of 88.400 tons per year and consumes around 600 tons of biomass per day.


  • Biomass boiler with grid supplied by Gestamp Biomass Solution
  • Steam turbine of 17 MW
  • ACC unit
  • Water treatment station
  • Effluent treatment station
  • Evacuation line

31st May 2019
Meeting point – Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL)

  • 09:00 – 12h30 – Transport from CCL to lunch (location tbd)
  • 12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – 16:00 – Technical tour to Fundão Biomass Plant
  • 16:00 – 19:30 – Transport to Lisbon Portela Airport and CCL

General conditions of participation

The price for the tour is EUR 70,00 (including travel and lunch).
Maximum participants: 30          Minimum: 15
Spaces are limited and will be allocated to EUBCE participants on a first come – first served basis.

The organiser reserves the right to cancel the tour in case of an insufficient number of participants, organisational reasons, force majeure or other unforeseeable events that render the execution of the tour impossible. The organiser shall immediately inform participants of such changes. Should the tour be cancelled by the organiser for the above cited reasons, the organiser will refund the technical tour registration fee in full. Claims for further liabilities or damages are excluded.

Fundão Biomass Plant