Rio Bravo Fresno Biomass Power Plant is a 25MW biopower project. It is located in California, 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 June 1988. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Ultrasystems Engineers & Constructors. The project is co-owned by IHI and North American Power Group, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

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 June 1988.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years.

Contractors involved

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

Combustion Engineering supplied steam boiler for the project.

IHI Power Services is the O&M contractor 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.