Energia Leon seeking to install $15m biomass cogeneration plant

Energia Leon SA, a Chilean energy company, is seeking permits to install a $15m biomass cogeneration plant that will produce power and steam in the central region of Biobio of Chile.

The Coelemu project will sell electricity to the grid from 7 MW of power capacity and furnish steam to an adjacent sawmill owned by Forestal Leon Ltda., the Concepcion-based company said in a filing with environmental licensing agency Comision Nacional del Medio Ambiente.

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