landfill gas energy 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 ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • RECAM® applied for landfill gas filtration

    Thanks to the cooperation agreement between our licensor ITR and the Energy Public Company LGH has been tested successfully the application of RECAM® for landfill gas filtration. The results of pilot test in the landfill of Rovato (Italy) proved that with RECAM® is possible to remove 99,96% of H2S and 99,98% of all kinds of siloxanes with evident economical ...


    By SA Envitech a.s.

  • 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.

  • GE Technology Powers First Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Alaska

    Doyon Utilities, LLC (Doyon) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the opening of the first landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project in Alaska, which is powered by GE’s (NYSE: GE) ...


    By General Electric

  • One of the world`s largest landfill gas-to-energy projects unveiled in Istanbul

    One of the world's largest landfill gas-to-energy projects was formally unveiled in Istanbul, Turkey, on 25 April. The landfill gas project, owned by Ortadogu Enerji Sanayi Ve Ticaret, was developed as part of a national initiative to reduce the environmental impacts of solid waste facilities and use the landfills' gas to generate electricity. Turkey has been modernising its energy infrastructure ...


  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • GE Energy’s gas engines generating electricity at one of California’s largest landfill gas-to-energy plants

    One of California’s most powerful landfill gas-to-energy projects to open in the last five years has started supplying renewable electricity to the San Francisco Bay region as the state continues implementing new anti-greenhouse gas initiatives. The output of the plant is enough to provide electrical power for 7,500 to 10,000 average U.S. homes and will be sold to existing customers and project ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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