Burney Forest Power
OperatingBiomass / Wood Incinerator           Total Power
45 MW
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35586-B Highway 299 East
Burney, CA 96013
United States
Shasta County
Latitude: 40.87942
Longitude: -121.72041
Year Opened: 1989
Water Source: Municipality
Nearly closed at end of September 2016, but state bill 859 obligated PG&E to subsidize biomass burning for 5 more years.

"The Burney Forest Power facility is a 31 MW biomass-fueled power plant selling electricity to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The plant uses fixed grate stoker combustion technology."

2007: "The cogeneration plant is owned by Burney Forest Products, a Joint Venture, a California partnership comprised of Forest Products LP and Burney Biomass Power LLC. North American Energy Services Company currently operates the cogeneration plant under contract with the owner. Fruitgrowers Supply Company owns the cogeneration plant and sawmill property (Assessor's Parcel Nos. 030-040-014 and 030-040-023) at 35586 Highway 299 E. in Burney, CA, on which the Facility is located. Burney Forest Products leases the property from Fruitgrowers Supply Company. Shasta Green, Inc. owns and operates a sawmill located on the property and sub leases the property from Burney Forest Products."
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Data Sources

EIA 2008
California Biomass Energy Alliance
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian4.8%8.0%6.6%5.6%
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North American Energy ServicesOperator100%
Forest Product, L.P.Owner56%
Burney Biomass Power LLCOwner44%

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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
14 MWBurner: Unknown TypeOperating  
31 MWBurner: Unknown TypeOperatingWood Waste Solids Natural Gas

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