energy from landfill News

  • Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

    Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic waste streams. Biogas' flexibility, growing demand for waste treatment processes, and an increased focus on greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • ENER-G adopt MP5 for renewable energy management from landfill gas

    The software of EHS data has for many years been used widely in the waste management industry with a large numbers of waste management companies and regulators using the software for the management of environmental monitoring data. Within this context the user base includes SITA, WRG, Veolia, Grundons, Viridor and Cory (see http://www.ehsdata.com/sectors/waste-management.aspx) for a more complete ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Waste Management Geneva Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Geneva Landfill's gas plant is designed to generate 6.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 6,000 homes. The plant will be operational by ...


  • Waste Management Mahoning Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Mahoning Landfill in New Springfield, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Mahoning Landfill is designed to generate 4.8 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 3,500 homes. The plant will be operational by the ...


  • Renewable Energy From Waste Management: Lockwood Landfill to Produce 3.2 Megawatts Of Electricity Using Landfill Gas

      RENO, Nev., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's need for renewable energy increasing, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) opened northern Nevada's first and only Gas-To-Energy power plant at its Lockwood Landfill, which will use landfill gas produced onsite to generate electricity. The project will create ...


  • Power Generation from Landfill Gas – Art or Science?

    The practice of landfill gas generation to produce renewable energy is one that has developed over many years, particularly in the UK and North America. It is evolving worldwide at an increasing pace, spurred by an increasing need for cleaner, cheaper energy and carbon reduction policy and regulations, such as the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Two orders from Spain (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter has received two orders from Spain. The HOFGAS®-Sparky S has the destination Tenerife Island and the HOFGAS®-Ready 600 will be installed in Malaga. The HOFGAS- Sparky compact degassing unit is used for household waste landfills without gas utilisation. The HOFGAS- Ready is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Clean Energy Projects Turn Landfills into Community Assets

    Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the accomplishments of numerous landfill methane partners who are generating clean, renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  'Across the nation, EPA is helping transform landfill waste into energy wealth,' said Bill Wehrum, acting assistant administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation. 'We are ...

  • Dow, City of Midland and consumers energy announce power agreement for energy from landfill gas

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced a power purchase agreement with the City of Midland (The City) and Consumers Energy where natural gas created by the city's landfill will be used to generate electricity to power Dow facilities in its hometown. Recapturing the landfill gas, which would ordinarily escape into the atmosphere, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than ...

  • 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 ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • Landfill sites: to air or not to air?

    The EU Landfill Directive sets out requirements to landfill waste in the least harmful way for the environment. For example, it aims to reduce the amount of biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) going to landfill, and promotes the use of reasonable landfill fees under the 'polluter pays principle', thus making recovery an alternative to landfilling. However, although landfill will never be ...

  • Defra research on landfill bans

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is researching how landfill bans on materials such as paper, food, glass, aluminium or wood could be implemented in the UK. It comes after environmental charity Green Alliance recently completed a consultancy report for Defra called Landfill bans and restrictions in the EU and US (August 2009). The aim of the report was to analyse four EU ...

  • WM expands renewable energy program to develop landfill gas-to-energy project

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) has announced that it plans to use its expertise as the nation’s largest developer of landfill gas to energy (LFGTE) projects to partner with private and municipal landfill owners to develop the country’s untapped landfill gas resources. Waste Management is the first in the waste management industry to launch such a program. Waste Management’s third-party LFGTE ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Blue Sphere Receives Approval From The Government of Ghana for Implementation of the First of its Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects in Africa!

      Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a company in the Cleantech sector as a waste-to-energy and clean energy project integrator, is pleased to announce that it received earlier this week approval from the Government of Ghana for implementation of its first African landfill gas-to-energy project at the Oti Sanitary Landfill in Ghana.  The Oti project is to ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • BC Bioenergy Network invests in Quadrogen Power Systems to produce ultra-clean sustainable energy from landfill waste

    The BC Bioenergy Network (“BCBN”), a provincially-funded leader supporting the growing bioenergy sector in British Columbia, announced today a $1.5 million loan to Vancouver based Quadrogen Power Systems Inc. (“Quadrogen”) to demonstrate high performance biogas clean-up to ultra-clean levels at the Village Farms International Inc. (Village Farms) greenhouse adjacent to the ...


    By BC Bioenergy Network

  • Recovering Energy from Waste without Landfilling or Incineration - Ze-gen showcases new gasification technology at EBW UK 2011

    Ze-gen, Inc., a US-based firm with plans to build their second commercial scale plant in the UK, has an answer to the problem of the economic viability of waste gasification. With its liquid metal gasification technology, Ze-gen can reliably produce tar-free synthesis gas from selected waste materials, including construction and demolition (C&D) wood waste. The company will exhibit at the ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Methane generated from Sioux Falls regional landfill to provide energy for ethanol plant

    An agreement between POET and the City of Sioux Falls will allow methane generated from the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill to provide energy for an ethanol production facility near Chancellor. Replacing a portion of the natural gas at POET Biorefining-Chancellor’s with methane from the landfill will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and operating costs for the ethanol plant while generating ...


    By POET, LLC

  • B&W Calls on U.S. EPA to Limit Methane Emissions From Landfills

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has provided formal comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed emissions rules for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills, calling for more stringent limits on emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas that plays a role in climate change. ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • Every bit of Tesco waste diverted from landfill helps

    More than 1,700 Tesco stores have diverted 100 per cent of their waste from landfill across four cities and regions: Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester and within the M25. Tesco ultimately wants to divert 95 per cent of its waste by 2010 from all its UK stores. Chief executive Sir Terry Leahy said: “Climate change remains the major strategic challenge of our age. I ...

  • Tesco diverts 100% waste from landfill ahead of target

    Tesco, the UK’s biggest retailer and private sector employer, is diverting 100 per cent of waste produced by its entire UK business away from landfill. As a result of a massive logistical exercise in reducing, reusing and recycling, as well as seeking out the best providers of waste management services, Tesco has achieved its target of 100 per cent diversion almost a year ahead of target. Methane ...


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