renewable energy from landfill gas News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 Project to Become a Renewable Energy Source for the State of Pennsylvania

    Veolia Environmental Services Greentree Landfill Slated to become Waste Service Company's Newest Green Energy Producer Kersey, PA. - Veolia Environmental Services (Veolia ES) Greentree Landfill is well on its way to becoming one of Pennsylvania's newest green energy producers. The innovative renewable energy project, a partnership between Veolia Environmental Services and Beacon Landfill Gas ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Greenhouse gas services expands into renewable energy and Canada

    Greenhouse Gas Services, a GE AES venture that invests in and develops projects that reduce greenhouse gases, announced it has expanded into renewable energy and into Canada by acquiring StormFisher Ltd. The acquisition of Toronto-based StormFisher-which builds, owns, and operates projects in North America that turn food or agricultural byproducts into natural gas and electricity-enables ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Mahoning Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Mahoning Landfill in New Springfield, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Mahoning Landfill is designed to generate 4.8 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 3,500 homes. The plant will be operational by the ...


  • Waste Management Geneva Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Geneva Landfill's gas plant is designed to generate 6.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 6,000 homes. The plant will be operational by ...


  • Blue Sphere Receives Approval From The Government of Ghana for Implementation of the First of its Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects in Africa!

      Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a company in the Cleantech sector as a waste-to-energy and clean energy project integrator, is pleased to announce that it received earlier this week approval from the Government of Ghana for implementation of its first African landfill gas-to-energy project at the Oti Sanitary Landfill in Ghana.  The Oti project is to ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Renewable Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • North Carolina’s renewable energy production initiatives get a boost from GE

    North Carolina’s renewable energy production initiatives recently received a boost with the formal opening of a new landfill gas-to-energy plant in Durham, the state’s fourth largest city. Built by the landfill gas project developer Methane Power Inc., the energy plant is powered by three of GE’s (NYSE: GE) containerized and ecomagination-approved, JGC 320 Jenbacher landfill gas engines. GE’s ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • WM expands renewable energy program

    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.

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