Covanta Huntington Biomass Power Plant is a 25MW biopower project. It is located in New York, 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 December 1991. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Covanta Holding.

The project generates 219GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households.

Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in December 1991.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Long Island Power Authority under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2012.

Contractors involved

ABB was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 25MW nameplate capacity.

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