Case Study

Case Study: Pacific Klamath Energy Utilizes V-Cone Flow Meter To Solve Problem In Co-Generation Plant

Source: McCrometer, Inc.

Pacific Klamath Energy operates a 500 MW electric co-generating station for the City of Klamath Falls in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The plant also provides steam service to a local wood products manufacturing facility (steam host).

The co-generation station provides electricity for about 450,000 residents, and the wood products manufacturing plant employs about 100 people.

The co-generation station is located on 25 acres in Klamath Falls next to its steam host. The plant’s co-generation source is augmented by 3 different steam systems and has provided greater than 95% reliability.

Pacific Klamath Energy is a subsidiary of PPM Energy that is based in Portland, Oregon. PPM Energy is also involved in natural gas resources, wind, and solar energy projects throughout the U.S.