Wheelabrator Bridgeport, L.P.

Wheelabrator Bridgeport, L.P.

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Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the Wheelabrator Bridgeport, L.P. waste-to-energy facility provides dependable, environmentally safe disposal of municipal solid waste for more than two dozen towns and cities in the Greater Bridgeport area, while generating clean, renewable electricity for sale to the local utility. Designed, constructed, and operated by Wheelabrator, Wheelabrator Bridgeport processes up to 2,250 tons per day of municipal solid waste. Wheelabrator Bridgeport has an electric generating capacity of 67,000 kilowatts; the equivalent of supplying the electrical needs of 83,000 Connecticut homes.

As long time member and the largest tax payer to the City, Wheelabrator Bridgeport has a vested interest in the community. The facility is currently working collaboratively with the city as a member of The City of Bridgeport Sustainability Implementation Program to identify scenarios where the waste-to-energy facility can help support their sustainability initiatives.


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