Manchester Renewable Power Corporation Facility is a 14.4MW biopower project. It is located in New Jersey, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 1997.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 14.4 14.4 Active New Jersey, the US Aria Energy


The project is developed and owned by Aria Energy.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 5,600 households.

The process of landfill has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Landfill gas is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 1997.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to GPU Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Manchester Renewable Power Corporation Facility (Ocean County Landfill Phase I) is equipped with Caterpillar CAT 3516 Engine turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 0.8MW nameplate capacity.

Aria Energy is the O&M contractor for the project.


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