The Max Green project, due to start in 2010, represents the last step in conversion of the unit, with coal being fully replaced by biomass, wood pellets originating from producers who apply sustainable forestry.
Electrabel is part of GDF SUEZ, one of the leading energy providers in the world, active across the entire energy value chain, in electricity and natural gas. Electrabel manages diversified generating facilities of 16,000MW in the Benelux. In Belgium, Electrabel is the top green energy producer and supplier.
This award reinforces Hamon’s positioning in its own market – Belgium – and demonstrates Hamon’s strength in the area of air pollution control of biomass fired power plants.