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January 5, 2022

Covanta Hennepin Biomass Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Covanta Hennepin Biomass Power Plant is a 39.6MW biopower project. It is located in Minnesota, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 39.6 39.6 Active Minnesota, the US

Description

Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in October 1989.

Power Purchase Agreement

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The power generated from the project is sold to Xcel Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Westinghouse Electric was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 39.6MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

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