Northumberland Cogeneration Facility is a 16.2MW biopower project. It is located in Pennsylvania, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 1988.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 16.2 16.2 Active Pennsylvania, the US


The project is currently owned by Engie with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 140GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 13,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood chips which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 16.2MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 1988.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to PPL under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Zurn supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 73.028TPH. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 1,150psig.GE Power supplied the electric generator for the project.


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