Alexandria / Arlington resource recovery facility is a 23MW biopower project. It is located in Virginia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 1988.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 23 23 Active Virginia, the US


The project is currently owned by Covanta Alexandria/Arlington.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 300,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 2 steam turbines.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 1988.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Virginia Electric and Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Martin supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 13.54TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 700Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 600psig.


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