1786 East Kentucky Avenue PO Box 1560
Woodland, Yolo Co. CA 95776-1560
|Dedicated Indirect Jobs||Woodland Biomass Power, Ltd. is responsible for approximately 40 dedicated indirect jobs, including fuel suppliers involved in collection, processing and transport of biomass fuel.|
|Senate District||SD 3, Lois Wolk, D|
|Assembly District||AD 4, Bill Dodd, D|
|Congressional District||CD 3, John Garamendi, D|
Generating clean energy, Woodland Biomass Power in Woodland,CA produces up to 25MW for their customers. The plant utilizes 260,000 tons of woody biomass fuel annually: that creates electricity to meet the needs of 25,000 homes.
All renewable energy generated at Woodland Biomass Power is sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a Power Purchase Agreement.The plant’s fuel comes from a variety of sources. These include: wood chips, urban wood waste, logs from forest thinning, tree/orchard trimmings, and agricultural waste such as nut shells and fruit pits. The plant also offers the local community a free drop off program to dispose of compliant wood waste. Woodland Biomass utilizes 50,000 tons a year, or more, of fuel that would have gone to a landfill or open-field burned.
Woodland Biomass Power has been in business since 1989. Owned and operated by DTE Energy Services (DTEES) of Ann Arbor, MI since 2005. The plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and maintains a staff of 32 employees. Approximately 100
people are indirectly employed through Woodland’s fuel supply infrastructure. DTE also owns and operates 2 other California Biomass Power Plants.
DTEES is committed to nationally cleaner energy and is actively seeking additional renewable opportunities throughout the US.