Landfill Gas News

  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • EREF-Funded Project Uses a Life-Cycle Analysis Model to Evaluate the Environmental Sustainability of Solid Waste Management Strategies

    In the future, policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that affect the type of energy used in the U.S., as well as the cost of energy and emissions, could significantly impact the strategic direction of solid waste management (SWM). SWM systems must proactively adapt to changing waste composition, policy requirements, and an evolving energy system to cost-effectively and sustainably ...

  • First Food delivery trucks powered by food waste

    Within five years after sending their food waste to digesters instead of to landfill, the supermarket chain Waitrose in the UK has her trucks drive on clean and fossil free fuel, made from that same waste. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) comes from a process of anaerobic digestion, which captures biomethane from the food waste. The biomethane is then compressed to be Bio-CNG for trucks. ...

  • Landfill Methane Emission Monitoring

    Methane (CH4) plays a critical role in the radiation balance and chemistry of the atmosphere. The major anthropogenic sources are anaerobic production from landfills, ruminant animals and their waste, release from the mining and use of fossil fuel, burning of biomass, etc.. On average, over the global scale, landfill methane emissions contribute between 10-19% of the anthropogenic methane burden ...

  • NGVAmerica applauds collaborative approach of new study that identifies opportunities for improving on emission benefits of NGVs

    NGVAmerica today commended the release of a new study by scientists from West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (“CAFEE”). The study published online by Environmental Science & Technology was supported by the Environmental Defense Fund and numerous organizations from the natural gas industry, including a variety of NGVAmerica members. ...

  • Clarke Energy Exhibits at Biogaz Europe 2017

    Clarke Energy is the approved distributor and service provider for GE’s Jenbacher reciprocating engines. We are committed to provide high quality facilities offering a reliable service as well as long-term support for the maintenance of the installations. Our offerings range from the supply of an engine through to the turn key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Applications include ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

    All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper “Landfill Tax: definition of taxable disposal”. In it, the tax body confirmed that the current list for deciding materials ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • AD overtakes landfill energy production

    The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than landfill gas – and represent 2% of national gas production, the industry association has claimed. “AD-derived green gas is an important part of the UK’s energy mix as it performs two roles – it makes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Clarke Energy Participates in Pollutec 2016

    Come and meet Clarke Energy at the Pollutec Exhibition from November 29th to December 2nd 2016 in Lyon Eurexpo. This is Pollutec’s 27th edition of the international exhibition for environmental equipment technologies and services. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Zimbabwe considers landfill biogas

    Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, shows determination in reducing its share of GHG emissions damaging the environment by planning a waste-to-energy plant. In southern Africa, the Zimbabwean capital has announced that it’s seeking an investor for the establishment of a waste energy plant at Pomona landfill as the city looks to generate energy ...

  • Landfill and Biogas gas monitoring

    Landfill and biogas provide a source of readily available and renewable energy. However, as a source of energy care has to be taken to understand and quantify impurities in the raw gas that can have an effect on either the amount of energy products, or contaminants that can foul the energy generators (siloxanes). ETG can provide analysis solutions to qualify and quantify these impurities. Gas ...

  • GE Announces Clarke Energy as the Jenbacher, Waukesha and Diesel Engine Distributor in Papua New Guinea

    Seeking to ensure regional customer sales and services excellence for its growing reciprocating engine technology portfolio in the southwestern Pacific, GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced it is establishing an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s authorised distributor of the company’s reciprocating gas and diesel engines in Papua New Guinea. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Axine eyes commercialisation with US$6m funding round

    Canadian electro-chemical wastewater treatment firm Axine Water Technologies has closed a Can$8 million (US$6 million) Series B funding round led by Japanese conglomerate Asahi Kasei. The Vancouver-based company, which has raised around Can$7.7 million (US$5.8 million) since 2012 in seed capital and Series A funds said it is now ready for a first commercial deployment of its technology, which ...

  • Yes, Landfill Gas Engines Will Produce More Poison Ivy but also More Tomatoes

    A New York Times article warns of the impending growth of poison ivy. Yes, but this fertilization effect of CO2 has been put to good use by thousands of greenhouses around the world. GE, Cummins and other engine manufacturers are actively pursuing CHP projects which provide greenhouses with electricity, heat, light and CO2. Is it better to increase the production of tomatoes or retard ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Rubicon Global and Trucost team up to provide accurate carbon emissions data from waste

    Rubicon Global, the leading provider of cloud-based, sustainable waste and recycling solutions, has partnered with environmental data expert Trucost to provide its customers with accurate, accessible data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their waste. Rubicon is revolutionizing the waste and recycling industry by creating market incentives for organizations to recycle and empowering ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Clarke Energy at Wastecon 2016

    Clarke Energy is pleased to be making its debut in the United States in Indianapolis at Wastecon 2016. Wastecon is organised by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and is the largest event focusing on waste management in North America. Wastecon will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Driving green infrastructure USA grows

    Renewable natural gas is derived from the methane that emits from organic waste as it decomposes. This methane is captured at agricultural facilities, landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and separated municipal solid waste digesters, and then cleaned in a treatment process to produce a product indistinguishable from natural gas. The resulting ...

  • New Zealand Customer Networking Dinner

    Clarke Energy successfully delivered a networking dinner in Auckland, New Zealand. The event took place at the Auckland Hilton hotel on the 9th of June and incorporated a number of key customers from the New Zealand gas, renewables and power industry. The event included a presentation by New Zealand cricketing great, Sir Richard Hadlee. Clarke Energy is the authorised distributor and service ...


    By Clarke Energy

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