Ressano Garcia gas fired power plant CDM

PROJECTS

Ressano Garcia gas fired power plant CDM

Client

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM)

Services

Clean Development Mechanism and Climate Change Mitigation

Beginning

2011

Conclusion

2013

Location

Mozambique

CONTEXT

This is the first electricity generation project in Mozambique and the third since the approval of the Kyoto Protocol.

 

 

OBJECTIVES

To reduce Mozambique CO2 emissions: This CDM project will avoid 542 thousand tons of CO2 per year and is the second largest emission reduction project in the entire Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

 

 

DESCRIPTION

GESTO was selected by EDM to develop the first CDM project in Mozambique.

This project consists of a gas engine plant with a total capacity of 175.14 MW, with an electric output of approximately 1.3 GWh / year. The project is located in Ressano Garcia and is owned by EDM – Electricidade de Moçambique and SNE – Sasol New Energy Holdings. The implementation of the project was carried out by the Finnish company Wartsilla.

The development of the CDM component of the project was done by Gesto.

 

 

SUMMARY OF SERVICES
  • Project design:
    • Project Design Document (CDM-PDD)
    • Proposal of a new baseline and/or monitoring methodology
    • Etc
  • Project Registration
  • Project Monitoring