Merced Biomass Power Plant is a 12.5MW biopower project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1988.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||12.5||12.5||–||Active||California, the US|
The project is currently owned by Global Ampersand.
The project generates 53GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 12,500 households.
The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.
The project got commissioned in 1988.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.
GE Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 12.5MW nameplate capacity.
IHI Power Services is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 5 years.
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