Covanta Pacific Oroville Power, Inc.

This facility is currently idle.
3050 South 5th Avenue
Oroville, Butte Co. CA 95965-5855
Size (MWs) 18
Senate District SD 4, Jim Nielsen, R
Assembly District AD 3, James Gallagher, R
Congressional District CD 1, Doug LaMalfa, R

Covanta 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

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

Covanta Pacific Oroville power is operational but currently idle. Please check back for updates.