Covanta Marion Waste To Energy Plant is a 13.1MW biopower project. It is located in Oregon, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 1987.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 13.1 13.1 Active Oregon, the US


Covanta Marion and Marion County are currently owning the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 10,589 households.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 1987.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Portland General Electric under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 13.1MW.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Condensing Steam Turbine turbine with 13.1MW nameplate capacity.

MARTIN supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 275TPH.


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