Wheelabrator announces plans to sell Claremont EFW facility

By Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. | March 30, 2015

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. recently announced its Claremont energy-from-waste facility (EFW) is for sale.

Wheelabrator has entered into an agreement with Stuart B. Millner & Associates, an industrial and power plant asset management company, to manage the sale. The plant may be sold completely intact and ready to operate or as separate pieces of equipment.

SBMA is now accepting offers on Wheelabrator's behalf to purchase the facility in its entirety. If no agreement is reached prior to April 13, the company will hold a live auction for the sale of all or part of its assets April 14 at 10 a.m.

The facility, located at 145 Grissom Lane in Claremont, New Hampshire, includes over 30,000 square feet of fully functional plant operation. The energy-from-waste facility is capable of processing over 200 tons per day of municipal solid waste and offers a generating capacity of 5,000 kilowatts. The plant has been out of service since September 2013, after 27 years of successful operation.

The highlights of the sale include the following assets:

- Turbodyne, Dresser Ind., 5MW Energy-from-Waste Turbine (serial no. 37276)
- (3) Tower Tech TTX Series Modular Cooling Towers
- CAT IT28G Front Loader and 2000 CAT 928-IT28G front loader
- McGraw-Edison 5000 KVA Transformer
- 2002 Center Flow Surface Condenser (serial no. 2940-7)
- 2001 Freightliner FL112 Roll-off
- Numerous backup electric motors (large selection of spare parts)
- Numerous tanks (various sizes)
- Von Roll Inc. Boilers – (Capable of 23,000 lbs of steam/hr)
- Various air compressors (Quincy and Atlas)
- Turbine vacuum pump
- A variety of hoists
- Main plant building – concrete foundations and tipping floor with corrugated steel siding and cross-framed I-beams 14.5" wide x 12.5" inside the beam; plant building dimensions (approximately 184' x 154', and 63' height at peak)
- Ash building (approximately 52' x 52', corrugated steel)
- Workshop building (approximately 50' x 20')

The planned auction will be a live onsite and online event. Bidders can either bid in person at the Claremont facility (traditional-style) or register online at Bidspotter to place bids across the internet in real time.

SBMA is currently fulfilling requests for onsite visits. For inquiries related to site visits, inspection of the assets or turn-key offers, contact Bob Findeiss, SBMA vice president of power plant decommissioning (PPD®), via email at bfindeiss@sbmac.com or call 636-390-3372.