Burney Forest Power is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in California, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1990. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by General Electric and is currently owned by EIF Management.

The project generates 250GWh electricity thereby offsetting 405,200t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

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

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1990.

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 20 years. The contracted capacity is 23MW.

Contractors involved

General Electric was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the biopower project.

General Electric was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Riley Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

NAES is the O&M contractor for the project.

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About General Electric

General Electric Co (GE Aerospace) is an industrial conglomerate. It provides a range of industrial, infrastructure and financial products and services. The company offers a wide range of products and services from aircraft engines and systems, healthcare systems and pharmaceutical diagnostics, power generation, and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. It also offers a comprehensive range of financial services to its customers. The company serves water, oil and gas, power, energy management, aviation, healthcare, digital, transportation, appliances and lighting industries, among others. It has operations in North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa and other regions; and has manufacturing facilities across the world. GE Aerospace s headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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