landfill gas flaring 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

  • Landfill Gas to Cash

    Assessing the value of landfill gas and advising on its optimum use is one of the specialist services of landfill experts, Coventry-based, Automatic Flare Systems (AFS).   AFS uses its mobile flare skid for landfill gas pumping trials to analyse the quantity and composition of landfill gas. Mounted on the skid is a Geotech GA3000 static gas analyser. It monitors the untreated ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Technology to Dramatically Reduce Flare Emissions Demonstrated

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, completed a project in the Bakken oil field demonstrating how the Power+ Generator reduces flaring while generating low-emission electricity. The company partnered with the Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program, managed by the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), Gulf Coast Green Energy and the Hess Corporation to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • First Hofstetter gas system in Indonesia for the Bantar Gebang landfill site, Jakarta

    Generating energy from landfill gas represents an important step for Indonesia in its quest to reduce its shortage of electricity by using existing and renewable sources of energy. This year, landfill site operator Navigat Organic Energy is building a complete degassing system for collecting gas at the existing landfill site in Bantar Gebang. Hofstetter was awarded the order to supply the key ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • 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.

  • ENER-G set to open second landfill gas management facility in Mexico

    ENER-G  www.energ.co.uk/biogas is set to start construction on its  second landfill gas management facility in Mexico after being appointed by the Municipality of Durango to generate renewable energy from waste at  the Durango city landfill site. ENER-G, working in partnership with its sister company Biogas Technology, will design, ...


    By ENER-G

  • Landfill gas H2S increase measured with high-range analysers

    Hydrogen sulphide levels (H2S) in landfill gas have increased and Geotech has responded to changes reported by landfill site operators by now offering analysers measuring H2S up to 10,000 ppm. Rapidly rising H2S levels are thought to be caused by waste-to-landfill content changing largely as a result of success in recycling and other initiatives to avoid sending waste to landfill. Previously, H2S ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

  • FirmGreen, Inc. & SWACO cut ribbon at landfill gas-to-CNG fueling operation

    Today, FirmGreen, Inc. (FGI) announces the opening of a Green Energy Center (GEC), near Columbus, Ohio.  In a public-private partnership with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO), FirmGreen built the landfill gas processing facility and fueling station that pumps compressed natural gas (CNG) processed from landfill gas. The facility collects and cleans raw landfill gas (methane) ...


    By FirmGreen, Inc.

  • 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

  • ElectraTherm’s Waste Heat to Power Technology Reduces Flaring at Oil Well

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with a major oil and gas company to commission a Power+ Generator™ at a North Dakota oil well. The Power+ captures the natural gas that would otherwise be flared to generate electricity and reduce or eliminate onsite flaring. In collaboration with distributor Gulf Coast Green Energy, the project successfully ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • 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

  • Biofilters cut old landfill carbon footprint

    Researchers in the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing methane from passive landfill vents into the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills on global warming. Details are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering. Organic matter rotting in smaller, old landfill sites generates a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Yes, Landfill Gas Engines Will Produce More Poison Ivy but also More Tomatoes

    A New York Times article warns of the impending growth of poison ivy. Yes, but this fertilization effect of CO2 has been put to good use by thousands of greenhouses around the world. GE, Cummins and other engine manufacturers are actively pursuing CHP projects which provide greenhouses with electricity, heat, light and CO2. Is it better to increase the production of tomatoes or retard ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

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