Pennsylvania agency issues permits for three gas-fired power plants

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recently issued air permits to three small, gas-fired power plants involving project companies that share the same office address.

The DEP said in notices in the Oct. 25 Pennsylvania Bulletin that the projects are:

  • Alpaca Energy LLC received a permit on Oct. 8 to construct five 6,023 bhp (4.4 MW) 4 stroke, lean burn Jenbacher J624 GS natural gas-fired engine/generator sets, each equipped with both catalytic oxidation and selective catalytic reduction, at the proposed generating station located in Canton Township, Bradford County. The facility will also include: one 0.575 MMBtu/hour natural gas-fired natural gas line heater; three storage tanks ranging in size from 2,600 gallons to 6,000 gallons; and one desiccant dehydration system.
  • Beaver Dam Energy LLC on Oct. 8 got a permit to construct five 6,023 bhp (4.4 MW) 4 stroke, lean burn Jenbacher J624 GS natural gas-fired engine/generator sets, each equipped with both catalytic oxidation and selective catalytic reduction, at the proposed generating station located in Canton Township, Bradford County. The facility will also include: one 0.575 MMBtu/hour natural gas-fired natural gas line heater; three storage tanks ranging in size from 2,600 gallons to 6,000 gallons; and one desiccant dehydration system.
  • Milan Energy LLC on Oct. 8 got a permit to construct five 6,023 bhp (4.4 MW) 4 stroke, lean burn Jenbacher J624 GS natural gas-fired engine/generator sets, each equipped with both catalytic oxidation and selective catalytic reduction, at the proposed generating station located in Smithfield Township, Bradford County. The facility will also include: one 0.575 MMBtu/hour natural gas-fired natural gas line heater; three storage tanks ranging in size from 2,600 gallons to 6,000 gallons;  and one desiccant dehydration system.

The office address for each company is: 6051 Wallace Road Extension, Suite 100, Wexford, PA 15090.

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