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  • 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 ...

  • Landfills turn trash into power and greenhouse gas reductions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing eight landfill methane capture projects for their innovation in generating renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The winners include one of the largest landfill gas (LFG) to liquefied natural gas facilities in the world, located in Livermore, Calif. “We are proud to recognize Landfill Methane Outreach Program ...

  • Ameresco Exemplifies Commitment to Landfill Gas Utilization

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), has announced that Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, was awarded the SWANA Silver ...


    By Ameresco, Inc.

  • NEW JERSEY landfill owners agree to comply with clean air act ; new landfill system maximizes gas collection for potential energy recovery (NJ)

    The second of two agreements to resolve longstanding problems with landfill gas emissions and their negative impacts on air quality at the Middlesex County and Edgeboro landfills in New Jersey has been reached to bring them into compliance with the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The two settlements together resolve all outstanding ...

  • Dallas Clean Energy Moves Ahead With McCommas Bluff Landfill Gas Plant Expansion, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Clean Energy Fuels Corporation (NASDAQ:CLNE) (Seal Beach, California), which is the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, and its subsidiary Dallas ...


  • Hofstetter provides Jeddah`s landfill gas collection and flaring project under the Clean Development Mechanism

    The Jeddah Old Landfill Gas Capture Project is a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Project generating Certified Emissions Reductions (commonly referred to as carbon credits CER's) which will be traded in Industrialised Countries during the 10 year crediting period. The investor Jeddah Development & Urban Regeneration Co. JDURC sees the advantages of the CDM Project in stopping Greenhouse ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting small businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations to participate as Small Entity Representatives (SERs) for a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel. This panel will focus on the agency’s review of its New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for municipal solid waste landfills. The Clean Air Act requires EPA to ...

  • Ethiopia’s landfill of opportunities

    Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, is growing so fast that the Repi landfill site, which 40 years ago was in the outskirts of the city, is now at its centre. The 40 hectares of solid waste it contains are not only contaminating the ground, but methane emissions are also escaping into the air. Hundreds of poor people have been making a living from the site for decades, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...

  • ENER-G set to open second landfill gas management facility in Mexico

    ENER-G  www.energ.co.uk/biogas is set to start construction on its  second landfill gas management facility in Mexico after being appointed by the Municipality of Durango to generate renewable energy from waste at  the Durango city landfill site. ENER-G, working in partnership with its sister company Biogas Technology, will design, ...


    By ENER-G

  • Landfill gas H2S increase measured with high-range analysers

    Hydrogen sulphide levels (H2S) in landfill gas have increased and Geotech has responded to changes reported by landfill site operators by now offering analysers measuring H2S up to 10,000 ppm. Rapidly rising H2S levels are thought to be caused by waste-to-landfill content changing largely as a result of success in recycling and other initiatives to avoid sending waste to landfill. Previously, H2S ...

  • Georgia’s Largest Landfill Gas to Electricity Project Opens in Taylor County

    Energy Development, Limited (ASX ENE), parent company of Nashville based Energy Developments, Inc. (EDI), Green Power EMC and Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. today announced the completion of the expansion of EDI’s Landfill Gas to Electricity plant located on Veolia’s Taylor County Landfill in Mauk, Georgia. Renewable power generated from this facility ...

  • Municipality of Celaya partners with ENER-G on landfill gas generation project

    The Mexican Municipality of Celaya has appointed renewable energy specialist  ENER-G  to build and operate a landfill gas management facility at its Tinajitas Landfill in Celaya. This is ENER-G's third Mexican renewable energy project. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Landfill Gas set to generate green income for the Scottish Borders

    An innovative renewable energy project by Scottish Borders Council will create enough green electricity to power more than 1,000 homes, while cutting annual carbon emissions by the equivalent of around 30,000 tonnes. The project, at Easter Langlee Waste Disposal site near Galashiels, Scotland, takes away the local authority’s burden of controlling and disposing of methane, a greenhouse gas that ...


    By ENER-G

  • Impacts from Latest EPA Proposals to Reduce Landfill Gas Emissions

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued proposals designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that would require more than 100 municipal solid waste landfills to install systems to collect and control landfill gas. While the EPA seems confident in the positive environmental benefits of the new standards, it has comparatively little to say about the economic impacts on landfill ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • FirmGreen, Inc. & SWACO cut ribbon at landfill gas-to-CNG fueling operation

    Today, FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) announces the opening of a Green Energy Center (GEC), near Columbus, Ohio.  In a public-private partnership with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO), FirmGreen built the landfill gas processing facility and fueling station that pumps compressed natural gas (CNG) processed from landfill gas. The facility collects and cleans raw landfill gas (methane) ...


    By FirmGreen, Inc.

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry - 2012 Report

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dpqm7q/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Landfill Gas Industry" report to their offering. With the increasing global focus of energy ...


  • IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas

    No. 06/e March 2008 IFAT CHINA 2008 – Exploiting the energy potential of landfill gas The gases arising in decomposition processes in landfill sites contribute to the greenhouse effect and also present a substantial health hazard. On the other hand they are often rich in methane and therefore a potential energy source. In China there is still considerable potential for generating electricity and ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Plessis Gassot, Landfill Gas District Energy Scheme Opening

    Electr’od demonstrates the principle of circular economy. The system transforms non-recyclable waste from municipalities and commercial operations into renewable energy (electricity and heat) which is then re-used by those same local citizens and companies. Developed by Veolia, in cooperation with Dalkia and Clarke Energy, Electr’od was launched today by Bernard Harambillet, CEO of ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Bordo Poniente Landfill Closing Helps

    A project to close one of the world's largest landfills, the 927-acre Bordo Poniente Landfill in Mexico City will stem the city's largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while creating renewable energy and local jobs. Developed in close collaboration with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Cities program and its partner the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), ...


    By C40 Cities

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