Chetwynd Biomass Power Plant is a 13MW biopower project. It is located in British Columbia, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 13 13 Active British Columbia, Canada Pratt & Whitney


The project was developed by Pratt & Whitney and is currently owned by West Fraser Mills.

The project generates 88GWh of electricity. The project cost is $58.701m.

Wood chips which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Turboden was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 2 units of TURBODEN 65 HRS turbines, each with 6.5MW nameplate capacity.

About Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Co (Pratt & Whitney), a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies Corp, designs, develops, and manufactures aircraft engines, and auxiliary power units. The company offers various products, including commercial engines, military engines, auxiliary power units small and medium engines, ground power units, airborne auxiliary power units, and small expendable and recoverable turbojet propulsion systems. It also offers engine overhaul services, part and accessory repair, automation, customer training, and maintenance of military engines, commercial engines, and auxiliary power units. The company offers its products to aircraft manufacturers, aircraft leasing companies, airlines and other aircraft operators, and the US and foreign governments. Pratt & Whitney is headquartered in Connecticut, the US.


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