8755 Enterprise Drive
Jamestown, Tuolumne Co. CA 95327
|Senate District||Andreas Borgeas|
Pacific Ultrapower Chinese Station
Pacific Ultrapower Chinese Station (PUCS) is located in the foothills of Central California near the community of Chinese Camp. The facility is a 25 gross MW biomass plant utilizing wood fuel from forest management operations (such as pre-commercial thinning or dead tree removal), urban construction, and agricultural products such as nut shells and orchard prunings. The power produced by PUCS power is now purchased by SCE under a long-term Power Purchase Agreement.
PUCS is a partnership venture between IHI Power Generation Corp. and Jamestown Energy Inc.
IPSC provides operations and maintenance services under a Operations and Maintenance agreement.
|Location:||Jamestown, California – Sierra Nevada Foothills|
|Technology:||Ultra-Systems Engineers & Constructors. EPI/Zurn boiler, Turbodyne/EM turbine generator set; GEA air-cooled condenser|
|Fuel Type:||Biomass (waste wood) ~30% Agricultural waste, 40% urban wood waste, 30% forest wood waste.|
|In-Service Date:||Oct 1986|
|Capacity:||19.8 MW (8.91 MW to CE)|
|Output:||BioRAM contract with SCE|
|Ownership:||Jamestown Energy (55%), IHI Power Generation Corp (45%)|
|Operator:||IHI Power Services Corp.|
- Contact Information:
- Rick Carter, Plant Manager
- Kim Velasquez, Admin.
- (209) 984-4660
- 8755 Enterprise Drive
- Jamestown, CA 95327
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