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November 30, 2021

Covanta Mid-Connecticut Biomass Power plant, US

By Carmen

Covanta Mid-Connecticut Biomass Power plant is a 90MW biopower project. It is located in Connecticut, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 1987.

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

Description

The project is currently owned by Covanta Holding.

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 1987.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to The Connecticut Light and Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.

Combustion Engineering supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 825Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 880psig.

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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