Chetwynd Biomass Power Plant is a 13MW biopower project. It is located in British Columbia, Canada. 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. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Pratt & Whitney and is currently owned by West Fraser Mills with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 88GWh of electricity.

Chetwynd Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Wood chips which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2015.

Contractors involved

Turboden was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 2 units of Organic Rankine Cycle, Turboden 65 HRS turbines, each with 6.5MW nameplate capacity. Turboden supplied the electric generator for the project.

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About Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Co (Pratt & Whitney), a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies Corp, designs, develops and manufactures aircraft engines, and auxiliary power units. The company offers various products, including commercial engines, military engines, auxiliary power units small and medium engines, ground power units, airborne auxiliary power units, and small expendable and recoverable turbojet propulsion systems. It also offers engine overhaul services, part and accessory repair, customer training, automation, and maintenance of military engines, commercial engines, and auxiliary power units. The company offers its products to aircraft manufacturers, aircraft leasing companies, airlines and other aircraft operators, and the US and foreign governments. Pratt & Whitney is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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