Wheelabrator South Broward Waste To Energy Plant is a 66MW biopower project. It is located in Florida, 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 1991. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Wheelabrator Technologies.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 38,000 households.

Municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 66MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1991.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Florida Power & Light under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 261.3TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 825Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 850psig.

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About Wheelabrator Technologies

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc (Wheelabrator), a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners Inc., is a waste management company that offers clean energy services. It supplies renewable electric power through the conversion of waste fuels. Its services comprise municipal solid waste disposal service, commercial and industrial waste disposal service, special waste disposal service, roll-off services, metals recovery and recycling and ash management among others. Wheelabrator offers recycling of plastic, paper and metals from the waste stream. It operates waste-to-energy facilities, transfer stations, ash mono files, landfills, and fleets of rail cars and collection vehicles. Wheelabrator is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 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.