Covanta Delano

This facility is currently idle.
Address
31500 Pond Road
Delano, Kern Co. CA 93216-0550
Size (MWs) 49
Direct Employees 50
Dedicated Indirect Jobs Covanta Delano is responsible for approximately 100 dedicated indirect jobs, including fuel suppliers involved in collection, processing and transport of biomass fuel.
Senate District SD 14, Andy Vidak, R
Assembly District AD 32, Rudy Salas, D
Congressional District CD 21, David Valadao, R
Website
http://www.covanta.com/facilities/other-renewable-energy.aspx

Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. The company also operates wood biomass energy facilities in California and Maine. Annually, Covanta’s energy-from-waste and biomass facilities generate clean, renewable electricity for approximately 1 million homes in North America. For more information, visit covanta.com.

Contribution to the local economy (tax revenue, etc.): Covanta’s 107 MWs of power generation make over $54 million in contributions to the local economy in which the plants are located and pay over $1 million in sales and property taxes.