Craven County Wood Energy Plant is a 50MW biopower project. It is located in North Carolina, 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 October 1990. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Craven County Wood Energy. The project is co-owned by Atlantic Power and NorthStar Clean Energy, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 30,000 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product, animal waste and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in October 1990.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Duke Energy under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 48MW nameplate capacity.

Zurn supplied steam boiler for the project.

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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.