landfill gas energy News

  • 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

  • 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

  • GE’s Gas Engines Driving Major Expansion of Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant in Chile

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that six of its Jenbacher specialty gas engines will be installed at ...


    By General Electric

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Limited

  • Plessis Gassot Landfill Gas Power Plant

    Clarke Energy replied to a call for tenders launched in 2009 by the Véolia Propreté group, who wanted to replace their steam turbine and three steam boilers installed on the ISDND plant in Plessis Gassot. Veolia will to implement a larger and more electrically efficient system for landfill gas treatment and thus increase its energy generation (from 12 MW to 17 MW). A delivery team, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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.

  • 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

  • ENER-G partners with Seneca Global Energy on three landfill gas generation projects

    UK renewable energy generation company ENER-G Natural Power has partnered with Hartlepool-based Seneca Global Energy to generate up to 3.8 megawatts (MW) of renewable electricity at three UK landfill sites. ENER-G will design, build, finance, operate and maintain three renewable energy facilities at Seneca Global Energy's landfill sites at Blaydon, near ...


    By ENER-G

  • Winning projects fight climate change by harnessing valuable energy from landfill gas

    Seven innovative landfill methane capture projects were recognized by EPA for generating renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Announced at the 12th Annual Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) Annual Conference, the seven winners included a project that converts landfill gas to fuel for county vehicles, and one of the largest multiple-customer landfill gas use projects in ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management Expands Des Moines Metro Park East Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant

    Waste Management of Des Moines announced an expansion to the Des Moines Metro Methane Recovery Facility at the Metro Park East landfill in Polk County. The plant is a result of a private-public partnership between Waste Management and Metro Waste Authority.  Waste Management is a leading developer, operator and owner of more than 100 landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Landfill gas set to generate income for the Scottish Borders

    A 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. The landfill gas scheme is funded ...

  • Baroness Scotland Visits Durban Landfill Gas Plant

    A visit by Baroness Scotland to the Durban Solid Waste Bisasar Road Energy Campus on the afternoon of 5th March 2015 was arranged by the offices of the British Trade Commissioner. In addition to Baroness Scotland, the British High Commissioner Judith Macgregor, the British Trade Commissioner Andrew Henderson, Anita Hughes from ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Two million man-hours on landfill gas analysis

    Portable landfill gas analysers from Leamington Spa are at work every day throughout the UK and around the world. Leading manufacture, Geotech has been making its current range since 2007 and previous ranges since the early 1990s, over twenty years ago. They are at work in their thousands in the UK, USA, Asia, Europe, and Africa; quite simply; in most countries. A calculation of the number in ...


    By Geotech

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