landfill gas combustion News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • GE Gas Engine Technology to Power China’s Largest Landfill Gas Project

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that its ecomagination-qualified Jenbacher gas engines will power China’s largest ...


    By GE Power

  • New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

    Biogas Technology Ltd has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites.   The innovative  low-calorific gas flare has been successfully piloted as part of the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Order for a LPM 3x600/ 1800C CDM to Uzbekistan (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter received a order to deliver a degassing plant HOFGAS-LPM 3x600/1800C CDM including CDM monitoring pack, 3 parallel blowers and flare to Akhangaran Landfill, Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The HOFGAS-LPM C installed in a container is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is collected continuously and prepared for further use. The ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • EnviroSolutions, Inc. Announces New Methane Gas Capture Program for Landfills

    Before landfill regulations were implemented, there was no way for various levels of government to monitor waste disposal. Individuals and companies were dumping waste in non-designated areas with total disregard for safety or the environment. To add to the problem, the locations that were selected for dumping waste were landfills far from the boundaries of their own communities in order to ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • 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

  • ABUTEC 200: A State-of-the-Art Combustion Solution

    The ABUTEC 200 is the most versatile unit of the three standard-sized unit offerings from ABUTEC. These units are sized for the flow and British Thermal Unit (BTU) value of the gas the unit will be handling. The ABUTEC 200, developed, with the largest exploration and production facilities in mind, is a reliable unit for combusting even the largest amounts of vapors. Many features come standard on ...


  • SWANA Testified at EPA Landfill NSPS Hearing

    SWANA Executive Director, John H. Skinner, Ph.D., testified today (Aug 12, 2014) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public hearing on the proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills in Washington, D.C. On July 1, the EPA issued public notices of two proposed rules. The first proposed rule features new Standards of Performance for ...

  • GE’s Distributed Power Teams with Clarke Energy to Help Biffa Modernize U.K. Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plants

    GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today (May 5, 2014) announced Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized Jenbacher gas engine distributor for the United Kingdom, has been selected to supply U.K. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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

  • Veolia Environnement Begins Operations at its Wisconsin Hickory Meadows Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project

    Veolia Environnement North America (VENA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the commencement of operations for its new landfill gas-to-energy project (LFGTE) at the Veolia ES Hickory Meadows Landfill, located in eastern Wisconsin. State, community and business leaders gathered at the project site to recognize the environmental and economic benefits of ...


    By Veolia

  • GE’s Distributed Power Teams with Clarke Energy to Help Biffa Modernize UK Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plants

    Biffa to Replace Older Generators with GE’s More Efficient Jenbacher Landfill Gas Engines Clarke Energy to Install GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines at Several Landfills across United Kingdom New Units Will Produce a Total of 8.5 MW of Renewable Energy, Enough for 20,000 ...


    By General Electric

  • EPA reaches agreement over Waimanalo Gulch Landfill fire threat / $1.1 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today a settlement with Waste Management of Hawaii, Inc. and the City and County of Honolulu over violations of air pollution laws at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill in Kapolei, Oahu. Waste Management, operator of the landfill, and the City, owner of the landfill, are being required to implement enhanced gas monitoring to reduce the threat of ...

  • Ener-Core Powerstation EC250 to be installed at Santiago Canyon landfill to generate clean electricity

    Ener-Core’s (OTCQB:ENCR) 250kW Powerstation EC250 will be installed at the closed Santiago Canyon Landfill in Orange County and will allow Orange County Waste & Recycling to generate clean electricity from a gas that is currently being flared. The installation is part of a renewable energy project made possible by the California Energy Commission’s award of $1.5 million to the ...


    By Ener-Core, Inc.

  • ABUTEC On Deck for Oil & Gas Awards

    ABUTEC is excited to announce that we have been selected as finalists in two categories for the 2015 Oil & Gas Awards. The Oil & Gas Awards recognizes outstanding achievements made within the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. ABUTEC has been selected as a finalist for Industry Supplier of the Year in the Rocky Mountain Region and as ...


  • Scientists take on greenhouse gas challenge

    Swiss scientists have found a way to turn the potent greenhouse gas methane into the fuel methanol – with help from water and a simple catalyst. Meanwhile, US researchers have tested a way to convert methane into biofuels, specialised chemicals or even cattle feed with  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bioenergy helps cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    Branches, stalks, and manure are waste no longer; bioenergy is part of the solution to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. A study released by the Green Power Institute, the Renewable Energy Program of the Pacific Institute in Oakland, California, reports that converting forest residues, agricultural and urban biomass waste, and gases from manure and landfills into energy helps reduce our ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Record Greenhouse Gas Levels Impact Atmosphere and Oceans

    The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide. This is according to the World Meteorological Organization’s annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, which injected even greater urgency into the need for concerted international action ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Reach New Record

    The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2011, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Between 1990 and 2011 there was a 30% increase in radiative forcing – the warming effect on our climate – because of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other heat-trapping long-lived gases. Since the start of the industrial era in 1750, about 375 billion tonnes ...

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