Biomass heat recovery power plant to be built in Canada

Pratt and Whitney Power Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in British Columbia.

The power plant will provide power to the company’s Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever organic rankine cycle (ORC) installation in a forest products facility built by Turboden in North America. Turboden is a Pratt and Whitney Power Systems company.

The Turboden ORC unit includes a special evaporator/preheater and turbine and will operate at 280 degrees Celsius, providing the pellet plant with 2 MW of renewable electrical power at max load.

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