732-025 Wendel Road
Wendel, Lassen Co., CA 96136-9705
|Dedicated Indirect Jobs||Greenleaf Honey Lake Power is responsible for approximately 85 dedicated indirect jobs, including fuel suppliers involved in collection, processing and transport of biomass fuel.|
|Senate District||SD 1, Ted Gaines, R|
|Assembly District||AD 1, Brian Dahle, R|
|Congressional District||CD 1, Doug LaMalfa, R|
Honey Lake Power Company (HLP) is a net 30 Mega Watt (MW) woody biomass electrical generation facility located approximately 20 miles east of Susanville in Lassen County California. The plant is a qualified in-state base load renewable resource (CEC# #60077E) that has been consistently providing renewable energy since 1989. GLP acquired HLP in 2010.
HLP utilizes a Zurn travelling grate wood fired boiler and General Electric steam turbine generator to generate between 175,000 and 200,000 MWs annually. The boiler is equipped with multi-clones and an electrostatic precipitator for particulate control, ammonia injection for NOx control, and sodium bicarbonate reagent for sulfur dioxide control. HLP operates under a Title V Permit and is compliant with all Federal, State, and Regional regulations.
HLP burns between 150,000 and 175,000 bone dry tons of woody biomass each year from the following sources; forest derived fuel, urban wood, sawmill byproducts, and alternative fuel. Additionally, the project uses 250°F groundwater from a geothermal well to preheat its boiler feed water, reducing it net plant heat rate by approximately 7%.
In 2018 HLP had 22 Full Time Equivalent employees. Paid salary and benefits of approximately $2.3 million. Purchased goods and services of approximately $6.7 million. HLP paid approximately $121,000 in property taxes.