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January 28, 2022

Covanta Huntington Biomass Power Plant, US

By Carmen

Covanta Huntington Biomass Power Plant is a 25MW biopower project. It is located in New York, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 1991.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 25 25 Active New York, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Covanta Holding.

The project generates 219GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households.

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 December 1991.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Long Island Power Authority under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2012.

Contractors Involved

ABB was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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