Engie Coal to Biomass Power Plant Conversion
Project in Mejillones (Chile), is a False Solution for
Joint Report by Chile Sustentable and Biofuelwatch
21st October 2022
• Engie’s plans in Chile expose the worrisome trend of converting coal-fired thermoelectric plants to biomass burning, destroying huge areas of forest that capture CO2 and generating additional emissions in feedstock transportation.
• The impacts on biodiversity, on public health and from the greenhouse gas emissions from the pellet industry and biomass power generation have not been evaluated.