Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority Anaerobic Digestion And Combined Heat And Power Project

Hawkins served as Special Counsel to the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority in connection with the development of an anaerobic digester and combined heat and power facility to utilize the digester gas to generate electricity for the Authority’s wastewater treatment plant.  The project was procured pursuant to the New Jersey Wastewater Treatment Public-Private Contracting Act.  The Authority’s 80 MGD wastewater treatment plant services 500,000 customers in southern New Jersey.

Client Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
Role Owner’s Lead Counsel
Distinction Long term public-private partnership contract for sustainable long-term biosolids management solutions
Delivery Method Design and Equipment Supply (Anaerobic Digestion Facility); Design Build Operate (CHP Facility)
Project Size 3.8MW CHP System
Capital Cost $5.6M (Anaerobic Digestion Facility); $13.2M (CHP Facility)
Contract Value $60 Million
Contract Term 20 years
Contract Counterparties Anaergia, Inc.