Macknade Mill at Macknade, Queensland, burns 415,000 tonnes of bagasse per year, on average, to power its 8MW generator. The generator produces heat and electricity for the sugar mill.
Excess electricity (4% of total power generated per year) is exported to the grid.
Macknade Mill is one of 8 sugar mills in North and Central Queensland owned and operated by Wilmar Sugar Australia Limited.
Cogeneration Energy Manager, Wilmar Sugar Australia Limited
Phone: 0419 476 802