Astra Foods – Upper Darby, Pennsylvania2019-03-19T21:58:05-04:00

Project Description

Astra Foods – Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

Cogeneration Plant – 2 MW

Key Project Statistics:

  • Turnkey: Engineering, Construction, and Commissioning
  • First Year Operation
  • 2 MW Gas Engine
  • 100 HP Waste Heat Recovery Boiler, Clayton
  • Dual Temperature Hot Water Recovery for Process Heating and Domestic Hot Water Cleaning
  • Modification to: Steam Plant, Gas Infrastructure, Electrical Sub-Station
  • $3.4 Million Construction Cost
  • PA Act 129 and PA Clean Energy Funds
  • Schedule: 6 months Engineering, 12 months Construction
  • Cost Savings after 1 year were within 10% of forecast
  • Allen Bradley, ZFED Automated, ReD™ Microgrid Controller
  • Reference: Spiros Poulimenos, President Astra Foods, 484-431-4030

Relevant Experience:

  • Engineering and Construction of Combined Heat & Power Plant
  • Island Mode with Manual Load Shedding Requirement
  • Black Start Capabilities
  • Strict Sound Requirement, Neighboring Residential Community
  • Operation and Maintenance Contract
  • Compact Design for Small Footprint



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