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November 30, 2021

Covanta Delaware Valley Energy-from-Waste Plant, US

By Carmen

Covanta Delaware Valley Energy-from-Waste Plant is a 90MW biopower project. It is located in Pennsylvania, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1992.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 90 90 Active Pennsylvania, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Covanta Delaware Valley.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 70,000 households.

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

The project consists of 1 turbine with 90MW nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Atlantic City Electric under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Westinghouse Electric supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 8,000Degree Fahrenheit.

Methodology

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