landfill gas energy generation News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • ENER-G demonstrates proven landfill gas generation solutions at Wastecon 2012

    ENER-G and its sister company Biogas Technology have been global leaders in landfill gas capture and utilisation for the past two decades, bringing major environmental and financial benefits.  ENER-G operates in excess of 120MW  of landfill gas generation across the globe, providing green power for homes and industry, supplying businesses such as Nissan, which is powering automotive ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • ENER-G leads development of South Africa`s first independent landfill gas generation scheme

    A consortium led by biogas expert ENER-G Systems is investing £11 million (circa 230 million rand) in five landfill gas generation plants in Johannesburg. This is the largest landfill gas-to-power project to be developed in the country. ENER-G is the majority shareholder in the project, alongside state-owned ...


    By ENER-G

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