Covanta Delaware Valley Energy-from-Waste Plant is a 90MW biopower project. It is located in Pennsylvania, 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 1992. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Covanta Delaware Valley.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 70,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 90MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Atlantic City Electric under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Westinghouse Electric supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 8,000Degree Fahrenheit.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.