Penobscot Energy Recovery Company

A Waste-To-Energy that works for Maine.


Is It Better to Burn or Bury Waste for Clean Electricity Generation?


Penobscot Energy Recovery Company LP ("PERC") was organized in 1983 for the purpose of developing and owning a 25.5 MW, 1,000 ton-per-day waste-to-energy facility, located in Orrington, Maine. PERC processes slightly less than 300,000 tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) annually (1,000 tons per day).

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Welcome and thank you for taking your time to visit Penobscot Energy Resource Company's web site.   In 1989, PERC began commercial operation of a 25 megawatts waste-to-energy facility located...

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Recent News

PERC launches new website
New online resource for facility information
Brewer recycling quadruples under zero-sort
Nok-Noi Ricker, Bangor Daily News
Listening sessions set for recycling, trash changes in Bangor
By Eric Russell, BDN Staff

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