North Fork, USA
Our role: We are the technology provider for gasification technology and engineering and design services to North Fork Community Power and a 19.99% equity shareholder in the project
Size: 2 MWe
Project status: Under construction. To date, current progress means it has:
Reached financial close
Is in the construction phase
Is part of a pipeline of other projects being developed with US partner, Phoenix Biomass Energy
Site update - July 2021: The gasification reactor and associated equipment have bee installed inside the primary steel structures. We are working with partners to refine plans to accelerate work in light of some delays as a result of Covid-19 and local forest fires.
Background information: With forestry wood waste an increasing problem in the state of California, this plant will improve both the environmental and economic outcomes in the local area, annually converting 17,550 metric tonnes of the biomass into clean electric and thermal energy and into 1,600 metric tonnes of biochar per year, for use as a soil substrate in reforestation and agricultural plantations substrate. We have now delivered our gasification equipment to the site, construction is underway and steel erection started in the first part of 2021.