landfill gas energy project News

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Adama Technologies Corp. Announces the Establish of a Waste-To-Energy Landfill In Romania

    NEW YORK, November -- Adama Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ADAC) a company in the Cleantech sector, is pleased to announce that it will establish a landfill in Bucharest, Romania, for the installation of a waste-to-energy system with the right to negotiate for renewable electricity generation or Diesel production. The Project consists of the installation of a municipal Waste collection system and ...


  • 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

  • Meadowlands Landfill Solar Farm Dedicated

    Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today joined the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) and SunDurance Energy to dedicate the Kearny Landfill Solar Farm, the first solar project on a state-owned landfill. The 3-megawatt (MW) installation is part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All™ program and was built on a 13-acre capped section of the closed NJMC 1A Landfill.  The project is a ...

  • Coca-Cola/Hickory Ridge and Watauga County Landfill Projects Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized two regional landfills for generating renewable energy from a local source while protecting the climate, providing energy savings and strengthening the economy. Regional awardees include: Coca-Cola and Hickory Ridge Landfill Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Project, Conley, Ga.: Mas Energy, the Coca-Cola ...

  • Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

    Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic waste streams. Biogas' flexibility, growing demand for waste treatment processes, and an increased focus on greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • St. Landry Parish Landfill Project Recognized for Transforming Waste into a Green Community Asset

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized St. Landry Parish Landfill for generating renewable energy from a local source while protecting the climate, providing energy savings and strengthening the economy. Located in Washington, La., the St. Landry Parish Landfill is now home to a compressed natural gas project developed by the St. Landry Parish Solid Waste District. This project ...

  • Gadgets dumped in landfills unleash toxins

    Old computers, cell phones and TVs shoved aside by more glamorous gadgets that are incessantly updated -- iPhones, game systems and flat-screens -- have unleashed a growing tide of unwanted electronics. But these e-waste castoffs contain toxins, among them lead, mercury and arsenic. They can poison groundwater or pollute the air when products are ...


  • ADB supports clean waste-to-energy project in the PRC

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to lend up to $200 million to China Everbright International Limited to develop waste-to-energy plants in secondary cities across the People's Republic of China (PRC). It will mark ADB’s first private-sector municipal solid waste management project. Effective disposal of municipal solid waste is a serious environmental challenge in the ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Covanta developing waste-to-energy projects in China

    Covanta Holding Corporation (Covanta) has announced that is has taken a 40 percent stake in a joint venture with Guangzhou Development Industry (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (GDIH) to develop energy-from-waste projects in the Guangdong Province of Southeast China. GDIH is one of the largest power companies in China's Guangdong Province and has extensive experience in energy and electric power development, ...

  • SFU power project to convert wood waste to energy

    A new neighborhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain will supply enough heat for the entire Simon Fraser University campus and future homes in the acclaimed UniverCity residential development. SFU is partnering with SFU Community Trust, Corix Utilities, and BC Hydro on the community-based sustainable district energy system. The project involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass - ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Turning landfills into community assets and cutting greenhouse gases

    EPA today recognized the accomplishments of numerous landfill methane partners that are generating renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. At the 11th Annual Landfill Methane Outreach Program Conference & Project Expo in Washington, D.C., EPA gave recognition awards to government and private organizations that are helping the agency deliver energy and environmental benefits ...

  • Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power

    When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill could be one of the last on the books. With the ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Green Gas wins landfill methane contract from US Environmental Protection Agency

    Green Gas Americas, in conjunction with Tetra Tech, has won a contract worth a total maximum value of USD 19.7 million to support the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Landfill Methane Outreach Programme (LMOP). The programme is intended to help operators and developers around the world to reduce methane emissions from landfills, by ...


    By Green Gas International BV

  • Three Hershey plants achieve `Zero Waste to Landfill`

    The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill“ (ZWL) status as a result of the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance sustainability through recycling and waste management. Two of the facilities are in Hershey, Pa., and the third is in Hazleton, Pa. “We are proud of our role as ...

  • Atlanta-based ClosureTurf™ Helps Landfills Go Green

    The solid waste industry has “gone green.” Facing increased regulations, tighter budgets and community pressure, landfills are looking to reduce their environmental impact. One opportunity is through the use of ClosureTurf™, a ground-breaking closure system that has helped many landfills increase long term performance while simultaneously ...


  • 11 More GM Facilities Become Landfill-Free

    Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. “Our landfill-free movement is part of our culture of continuous improvement embraced by teams globally,” ...


  • Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

    With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites’ Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national and regional operators are turning to a new product, Closure Turf™, for a ...


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