Woodland Biomass Power, Ltd.

Address
1786 East Kentucky Avenue PO Box 1560
Woodland, Yolo Co. CA 95776-1560
Size (MWs) 25
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.