Hopewell Biomass Power Plant is a 51MW biopower project. It is located in Virginia, 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 2013. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Virginia Electric and Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 12,750 households.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Wood waste which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in October 2013.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 51MW nameplate capacity.

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project.

NAES is the O&M contractor for the project.

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About Virginia Electric and Power

Virginia Electric and Power Co (Virginia Power), subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc., is an energy utility that generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. It generates electricity from gas, nuclear, oil, coal, renewable, and biomass sources. It also procures power through long term agreements. Virginia Power conducts business under the names Dominion Energy Virginia and Dominion Energy North Carolina in Virginia and North Carolina, respectively. It serves retail customers in the northeastern region of North Carolina. The company sells and transmits electricity at wholesale prices to municipalities, rural electric cooperatives and wholesale markets. It has electricity generation facilities in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. Virginia Power is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the US.

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.