Pioneer Mill at Brandon, Queensland, burns 538,000 tonnes of bagasse per year, on average, to power its 68 MW generator. The generator produces heat and electricity for the sugar mill.
The majority of electricity generated (74% of total power generated per year) is exported to the grid.
Pioneer 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