The Collins Pine Company electric power cogeneration plant was built in 1985. The 12 megawatt facility utilizes over 100,000 tons of wood waste annually. It produces power and steam for the adjacent sawmill and dry kiln. Energy is sold to Pacific Gas & Electric under a 30 year contract.

Collins Pine Company
PO Box 796
Chester, CA 96020

Phone: 800.329.1219 ext 247
Fax: 503.417.1441
Contact: R. Wade Mosby

Email: [email protected]


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