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Covanta Plymouth

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Covanta Plymouth

Covanta Plymouth Renewable Energy, LLC, began commercial operation in February 1992 and serves 8 counties in Eastern Pennsylvania. The 20.9-acre facility operates as Covanta Plymouth Renewable Energy, LLC, and processes approximately 1,216 tons per day of municipal solid waste – generating greater than 32 megawatts of renewable energy. The facility is equipped with a water-cooled turbine-generator condenser that converts steam to water for continuous cycling of water through the boilers.

Commercial Operation:

February 1992

Waste Processing Capacity:

1,216 tons per day

Air Pollution Control Equipment:

Flue gas scrubbers injecting lime, fabric filter baghouses, nitrogen oxide control, mercury control and continuous emissions monitoring system

Energy-from-Waste System:

Two 608 ton-per-day Steinmuller Gmbh reciprocating grate and water wall furnaces

Energy Generation:

Up to 32 megawatts of electricity

Awards and Recognition:

Designated a Voluntary Protection Program Star facility by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for workplace safety

Covanta Plymouth

1155 Conshohocken Road

Conshohocken, PA  19428



Herman Love


Visit Our Facility!

If you would like an escorted tour of our facility, please reach out. We welcome the opportunity to show you how our resource recovery process works.

Click here for tour checklist (PDF)

All tours must be scheduled in advance. Please contact 610-940-6000 ext. 120.

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