U.S. Biomass Power Plants

Last Modified on January 18, 2022
*Capacity noted in (MW)


Plant Location Feedstock Capacity
Resolute Forest Products Coosa Pines  AL  Wood-processing waste  30.00
Westervelt Renewable Energy Moundville  AL  Wood waste  13.00
Potlatch Lumber  AR  Bark, sawdust, shavings  10.00
Novo BioPower LLC  AZ  Wood waste  27.00
Sierra Pacific-Burney  CA  Logging/mill residue  20.00
Sierra Pacific-Lincoln  CA  Logging/mill residue  18.00
Sierra Pacific-Anderson  CA  Logging/mill residue  30.00
Desert View Power  CA  Urban wood waste, orchard trees, fruit pits  45.00
DG Fairhaven Power  CA  Wood waste  18.00
DTE Stockton LLC  CA  Woody biomass, ag residue  45.00
Woodland Biomass Power  CA  Wood chips, urban wood waste, ag waste  25.00
Weed Cogen  CA  Wood waste  13.00
Wheelabrator Shasta Energy Co. Inc.  CA  Wood waste, forest residue  56.00
Sierra Pacific-Quincy  CA  Mill residue  35.20
Sierra Pacific-Sonora  CA  Logging/mill residue  10.90
Wadham Energy LP  CA  Rice hulls  30.00
Rio Bravo Fresno  CA  Ag/urban wood waste  24.30
Rio Bravo Rocklin  CA  High-hazard forest material, ag/urban waste  24.40
Scotia Cogen  CA  Wood waste  28.00
Pacific Ultrapower Chinese Station  CA  Woody biomass  20.00
Merced Biomass  CA  Ag waste   12.50
Mt. Poso Cogeneration Co. LLC  CA  Wood waste  44.00
Honey Lake Power  CA  Forest-derived fuel, urban wood waste, sawmill byproducts  30.00
Ampersand Chowchilla Biomass  CA  Ag waste   12.50
Collins Pine Co. Power Plant  CA  Forest thinnings/residue  12.00
Burney Forest Power  CA  Wood waste  31.00
Covanta Stanislaus  CA  MSW  22.00
Covanta Long Beach  CA  MSW  36.00
Eagle Valley Clean Energy  CO  Forest restoration thinnings/residue   12.00
Plainfield Renewable Energy  CT  C&D/forestry waste  37.50
Wheelabrator Bridgeport  CT  MSW  67.00
Wheelabrator Lisbon  CT  MSW  15.00
Mid-Conn. Resource Recovery Facility  CT  MSW  90.00
Covanta Bristol  CT  MSW  16.00
Covanta SECONN  CT  MSW  17.00
Fernandina Plant  FL  Mill residuals  30.00
Okeelanta Biomass Cogeneration  FL  Baggasse, natural gas  140.00
Telogia Power  FL  Logging/mill residue, hog fuel, peanut hulls  14.00
Buckeye Florida Biomass  FL  Wood waste, black liquor  69.40
Deerhaven Renewable Generating Station  FL  Logging/mill residue, urban wood waste  102.50
Wheelabrator South Broward  FL  MSW  66.00
Covanta Pasco  FL  MSW  31.00
McKay Bay Refuse-to-Energy Plant  FL  MSW  22.00
U.S. Sugar Corp. Cogeneration Plant  FL  Bagasse  50.00
Covanta Pinellas  FL  MSW  75.00
Covanta Palm Beach Renewable Energy #1  FL  MSW  62.00
Covanta Palm Beach Renewable Energy #2  FL  MSW  95.00
Covanta Dade  FL  MSW, wood waste  77.00
Covanta Hillsborough  FL  MSW  46.00
Covanta Lake  FL  MSW  14.00
Covanta Lee  FL  MSW  57.00
Multitrade Rabun Gap  GA  Woody biomass  18.00
Piedmont Green Power  GA  Urban wood waste, mill and logging residue  55.00
Macon Mill  GA  Logging waste  38.00
Albany Green Energy  GA  Forest residue, urban wood waste, pecan shells, peanut hulls  50.00
GRP-Madison LLC  GA  C&D waste   65.00
GRP-Franklin LLC  GA  C&D waste  65.00
Honua Ola Bioenergy  HI  Eucalyptus, wood waste, albizia  24.00
Standardkessel Baumgarte  HI  Eucalyptus, albizia  7.50
Covanta Honolulu  HI  MSW  90.00
Arnold O. Chantland Incineration Plant  IA  MSW/Refused-derived fuel (RDF)  4.00
Plummer Cogen  ID  Wood waste  6.20
Covanta Indianapolis  IN  MSW  6.50
Cox Waste-to-Energy  KY  Wood waste  5.00
Agrilectric Power Partners Ltd.  LA  Rice hulls   12.00
Pinetree Power Fitchburg  MA  Woody biomass  17.00
Community Eco Power Springfield  MA  MSW  9.40
Wheelabrator Saugus  MA  MSW  54.00
Wheelabrator North Andover  MA  MSW  40.00
Wheelabrator Millbury  MA  MSW  48.00
Covanta SEMASS  MA  MSW  78.00
Covanta Haverhill  MA  MSW  44.00
Covanta Montgomery  MD  MSW  63.00
Wheelabrator Baltimore  MD  MSW  64.50
ReEnergy Livermore Falls  ME  Forest residue, C&D waste  39.00
ReEnergy Stratton  ME  Forest/mill residue  48.00
Stored Solar Jonesboro  ME  Woody biomass  25.00
Stored Solar West Enfield  ME  Woody biomass  25.00
Penobscot Energy Recovery  ME  MSW  25.00
Ecomaine Waste-to-Energy Plant  ME  MSW  14.00
MMWAC Resource Recovery Facility  ME  MSW  5.00
Cadillac Renewable Energy  MI  Forest residue  40.00
Genesee Power Station  MI  Landscaping/storm debris, waste wood  40.00
Grayling Generating Station  MI  Forestry residue, mill waste, bark  38.00
Hillman Power LLC  MI  Wood waste  20.00
L'Anse Warden Electric Company  MI  Wood waste, railroad ties  20.00
Viking Energy of Lincoln  MI  Wood waste   18.00
Viking Energy of McBain  MI  Wood waste  18.00
Covanta Kent  MI  MSW  16.00
Koda Energy LLC  MN  Oat/rice hulls, corn, barley and malt screening, urban tree waste  23.40
M.L. Hibbard Energy Center  MN  Wood waste  72.80
Rapids Energy Center  MN  Logging/mill residue   28.60
St. Paul Cogeneration LLC  MN  Urban wood residue  33.00
Olmsted Waste-To-Energy Facility  MN  MSW  9.60
Red Wing Generating Station  MN  MSW/RDF  22.00
Wilmarth Generating Station  MN  MSW/RDF, woody biomass  18.00
Hennepin Energy Recovery Center  MN  MSW  40.00
Stoltze Cogeneration Power Plant  MT  Mill residue  3.00
Craven County Wood Energy  NC  Wood chips, forestry residue, mill waste, bark, sawdust, poultry litter  48.00
GRP-Lumberton  NC  C&D waste, wood waste, poultry litter  22.00
Bridgewater Power LP  NH  Woody biomass  20.00
Burgess BioPower  NH  Wood waste  75.00
Stored Solar Bethlehem  NH  Logging residue, forest thinnings  20.00
Stored Solar Springfield  NH  Woody biomass  19.00
Stored Solar Tamworth  NH  Woody biomass  20.00
Stored Solar Whitefield  NH  Woody biomass  15.00
Wheelabrator Concord  NH  MSW  14.00
Covanta Essex  NJ  MSW  65.00
Covanta Union  NJ  MSW  42.00
Wheelabrator Gloucester  NJ  MSW  14.00
Covanta Camden  NJ  MSW  21.00
Wheelabrator Dutchess County  NY  MSW  9.00
ReEnergy Black River  NY  Woody biomass  60.00
Wheelabrator Hudson Falls  NY  MSW  14.00
Wheelabrator Westchester LP  NY  MSW  60.00
Oswego Energy Recovery Facility  NY  MSW  3.60
Covanta Niagara  NY  MSW  50.00
Covanta Onondaga  NY  MSW  77.00
Covanta Hempstead  NY  MSW  80.00
Covanta Huntington  NY  MSW  25.00
Covanta MacArthur  NY  MSW  12.00
Covanta Babylon  NY  MSW  17.00
Covanta Tulsa  OK  MSW  16.00
Biomass One  OR  Logging/wood debris  30.00
Douglas County Forest Products  OR  Wood residue  6.00
Evergreen Biopower LLC  OR  Mill residue  10.00
Dillard Complex Cogeneration Plant  OR  Mill residue  51.50
Seneca Sustainable Energy  OR  Mill, forest residue  19.80
Covanta Marion  OR  MSW  13.00
Covanta Delaware Valley  PA  MSW  87.00
Covanta Harrisburg  PA  MSW  20.00
Covanta Lancaster  PA  MSW  35.00
Covanta Plymouth  PA  MSW  32.00
Covanta York  PA  MSW  40.00
York County Solid Waste Authority  PA  MSW  40.00
Wheelabrator Falls  PA  MSW  53.00
Allendale Biomass  SC  Mill/forestry residue  20.00
Dorchester Biomass  SC  Mill/forestry residue  20.00
Savannah River Site Biomass Cogeneration Facility  SC  Forest residue  20.00
Southern Co. Nacogdoches Generating Facility  TX  Forest/wood processing residue  115.00
Altavista Power Station  VA  Woody biomass  51.00
Halifax County Biomass Plant  VA  Logging waste, forest slash  49.90
Hopewell Power Station  VA  Woody biomass  51.00
Southampton Power Station  VA  Woody biomass  51.00
Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center  VA  *Woody biomass  120.00
WestRock Covington  VA  Logging, papermaking residue  75.00
Covanta Fairfax  VI  MSW  80.00
Wheelabrator Portsmouth  VI  MSW  60.00
Covanta Alexandria  VI  MSW  22.00
Joseph C McNeil Generating Station  VT  Logging residue, bark, shavings, clean urban wood waste  50.00
Stored Solar Ryegate  VT  Woody biomass  20.00
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corp.-Longview  WA  Mill residue, wood waste  25.00
Kettle Falls Generating Station  WA  Logging/mill residue  53.40
McKinley Paper Cogeneration Facility  WA  Logging/mill residue  9.50
RockTenn-Tacoma Mill  WA  Mill residue  55.00
SDS Lumber Gorge Energy Division  WA  Logging/mill residue  10.00
Sierra Pacific-Aberdeen  WA  Logging/mill residue  18.00
Sierra Pacific-Burlington  WA  Logging/mill residue  28.00
City of Spokane Waste to Energy Facility  WA  MSW  22.00
French Island Generating Station  WI  MSW/RDF, wood waste, railroad ties  28.00
Rothschild Biomass Cogeneration Plant  WI  Urban wood waste, mill residue  50.00
Bay Front Power Plant  WI  Wood waste  56.00
Barron County Waste-to-Energy & Recycling Facility  WI  MSW  2.00
Total Plants: 163Total capacity(MW):5,851.40