Pepco Energy Biogas Power Plant is a 15MW biopower project. It is located in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 15 15 Active Washington, the US Pepco Energy Services


The project was developed by Pepco Energy Services and is currently owned by District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 8,000 households. The project cost is $170m.

The process of anaerobic digestion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Waste water is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Contractors Involved

Solar Turbines was selected as the gas turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 3 units of Solar Mercury 50 Gas Turbine turbines, each with 4.6MW nameplate capacity.

Pepco Energy Services is the O&M contractor for the project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2015, for a period of 15 years.

About Pepco Energy Services

Pepco Energy Services, Inc. (Pepco), a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. is a renewable energy service provider that offers energy savings services. The company offers energy solutions include energy efficiency, combined heat and power, operations and maintenance and project finance. It provides renewable energy solutions, analysis of energy usage, custom procurement options and renewable energy credit financing. Pepco has its presence in New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Illinois and the District of Columbia. The company caters to government, educational, health care, commercial and industrial customers. Pepco is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the US.


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