Covanta Niagara Biomass Power Plant is a 50MW 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 1980. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by COVANTA Niagara.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and municipal solid waste are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1980.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Niagara Mohawk Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

ABB was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 2 units of Extracting Condensing Turbines turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Deutsche Babcock supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 750Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 1,250psig.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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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.