Diesel and Gas-Engine Power Plants in New Jersey & Pennsylvania
Beaver Dam Energy
Location: PA
Operator: IMG Midstream LLC
Configuration: 5 X 4.3-MW J624 engines
Operation: 2016
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Haskell
Quick facts: This gas engine power plant in Canton Twp, Bradford Co, is one of a series of small gas-by-wire projects using local gas to power nearby customers. The project started construction in Q4, 2015 and completed on 16 Jun 2016 at a cost of $20mn. Start-up takes about 10mn. The plant connects to the Penelec Grove S/S.

Photograph courtesy of IMG Midstream Energy LLC
Posted 12 Nov 2016

Haworth
Location: NJ
Operator: PPL Renewable Energy
Configuration: 4 X 2-MW 3520 engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2004
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: PPL
Quick facts: This third-party, captive power plant supplies United Water New Jersey's Haworth complex consisting of a reservoir, water treatment equipment, and a pumping station.

font size="1" face="Arial">Photograph courtesy of PPL Renewable Energy
Posted 25 May 2008

Lebanon County Landfill
Location: PA
Operator: Lebanon Methane Recovery Inc
Configuration: 2 X 600-kW engines
Operation: 1986 (ret 2007)
Fuel: landfill gas
E/G supplier: Waukesha, Kato
EPC: Ganet Fleming/MacKenzie Corp

Photograph courtesy of Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority
Posted 6 Oct 2007

Lebanon County Landfill New
Location: PA
Operator: PPL Corp
Configuration: 2 X 1.6-MW
Operation: 2007
Fuel: landfill gas
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: Ganet Fleming/MacKenzie Corp
Quick Facts: In Oct 2007, Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority and PPL Corp dedicated a new, 2.5-MW power plant at the landfill to replace the old engines. The operator sells electricity from the facility and pays a royalty to GLRA. The project was given a USEPA Community Partner of the Year award in Jan 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority
Posted 12 Jan 2008

Pioneer Crossing
Location: PA
Operator: PPL Corp
Configuration: 4 X 1.6-MW
Operation: 2008
Fuel: landfill gas
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: G.A.S. Energy Technology
Quick Facts: The air permit for the $8mn Pioneer Crossing project was approved on 7 Dec 2007. The landfill is owned by J P Mascaro & Sons and was developed by G.A.S Energy Technology, a subsidiary of Green Gas in Holland.

Photograph courtesy of GreenGas
Posted 30 Aug 2008

RVCC Cogen
Location: NJ
Operator: Raritan Valley Community College
Configuration: 1 X 1.3-MW CHP
Operation: 2008
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: ??
Quick Facts: This project was built on a fixed-price basis and received a $1mn Clean Energy Grant from the state of New Jersey. The trigen plant supplies electricity and hot water and drives an absorption chiller installed by Broad USA. The genset has SCR.

Photograph courtesy of Raritan Valley Community College
Posted 13 Sep 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Nov-2016

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