Tacoma Cogen Power Plant is a 60MW biopower project. It is located in Washington, 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 2009. Buy the profile here.

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The project generates 27.5GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 38,000 households, offsetting 300,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

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, municipal solid waste and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in August 2009.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Avangrid Renewables under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years. The contracted capacity is 60MW.

Contractors involved

Siemens was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company supplied Triple Extraction Condensing Turbine model turbines for the project.

Riley Stoker supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 154.22TPH. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 875psig.

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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.