Sunshine Canyon Landfill Power Facility is a 23.5MW 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 August 2014. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by DTE Energy. The project is co-owned by Archaea Energy and DTE Biomass Energy, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 25,000 households.

The process of landfill has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Landfill gas is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in August 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Pacific Gas and Electric under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Solar Turbines was selected as the gas turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 5 units of Mercury Gas Turbine turbines.

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About DTE Energy

DTE Energy Co (DTE Energy) is an energy utility. It develops and manages energy-related businesses and services. The company generates, procures, transmits, distributes and sells electricity; procures, stores, transports, distributes and sells natural gas. It produces power using steam, nuclear, biomass, natural gas, oil, hydro, wind, and solar sources. The company also markets and trades power, natural gas and environmental products; energy financial instruments; and provides energy and asset management services using energy commodity derivative instruments. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in Southeastern Michigan, and other regions in the country. DTE Energy is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, the US.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.