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2009-10-19 08:00:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Governor Jay Nixon today cut the ribbon on an innovative, new renewable energy project in Jefferson City, Missouri. This renewable energy project, developed through a partnership between Republic Services, Ameresco, Columbia Water & Light, and the State of Missouri, was recently featured at The White House in a meeting hosted by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The project was highlighted for...

2009-09-10 14:30:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE announced today an agreement with Fred Weber, Inc. that includes plans to install combustion turbines capable of generating about 15 megawatts (MW) of electricity by burning methane gas at Fred Weber's Maryland Heights, Mo., solid waste landfill. Expected to be operational in 2011, the "Methane to Megawatts" project will be the largest landfill gas-electric plant in Missouri and among the largest landfill generation plants in the country in...

2009-09-02 16:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tengasco, Inc. (NYSE Amex: TGC) announced that on August 27, 2009, the Company entered into a five-year fixed price gas sales contract with Atmos Energy Marketing, LLC, ("AEM") in Houston, Texas, a nonregulated unit of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO). The agreement provides for the sale of up to 600 MMBtu per day of gas produced by facilities which extract the methane component of landfill gas installed by the Company's subsidiary,...

2009-07-01 12:53:00

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the Bay Area's largest renewable energy projects began operation today -- a landfill gas to energy station at Republic Services' Ox Mountain Landfill in Half Moon Bay. Owned and operated by a subsidiary of Ameresco, Inc., the nation's largest independent energy services company, the landfill gas to energy plant will supply enough renewable energy to customers in Alameda and Palo Alto to power more than 11,900 average-sized homes. "The Ox...

2009-06-15 01:26:00

AMSTERDAM, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design and engineering company, announced the opening of the third large landfill gas (LFG) plant near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, named Novo Gramacho. The opening coincided with the celebration of the International Environmental Day. The new plant will consolidate the leading market position of Biogas, a company in which ARCADIS Logos holds 33%. In 2004, Biogas opened the Bandeirantes...

2009-05-19 08:30:00

DURHAM, N.H., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of New Hampshire's EcoLine(TM), a landfill gas-to-energy project that uses purified methane gas from a nearby landfill to power the campus, is complete, university officials announced. The five million square-foot campus will receive up to 85 percent of its electricity and heat from purified natural gas, making UNH the first university in the nation to use landfill gas as its primary fuel source. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

DEP, ACHD Require Corrective Action, Continue to Monitor Air Quality PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Odors detected at Wilson Elementary School of the West Allegheny School District in Findlay Township, Allegheny County, are originating from Imperial Landfill, the Department of Environmental Protection has confirmed. DEP analyzed recent sampling conducted by its mobile analytical laboratory and continues to coordinate efforts with the Allegheny County Health Department,...

2009-02-09 07:00:00

Hickory Ridge Landfill Gas to be Processed Into Saleable Energy Product ATLANTA, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Energy Systems, a subsidiary of the diversified renewable energy company Global Energy Holdings Group, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: GNH), today announced it has acquired the right to purchase landfill gas from Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), the owner and operator of the Hickory Ridge landfill in Conley, Georgia. Global Energy will process the landfill gas to convert...

2009-01-14 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and ENCINITAS, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CATALYX NANOTECH, INC., is teaming with Dudek to pursue low-cost, "green" high-grade graphite and hydrogen production with no by-products using a patented technology. Catalyx Nanotech, a privately funded company focused on nanotechnology applications, and Dudek, a California-focused environmental and engineering consulting firm, are seeking multiple landfills in Southern California on which to site production facilities. Catalyx...

2008-12-17 13:30:00

DENTON, Texas, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Denton Power LLC started operation of its landfill gas-to-energy project at the City of Denton Landfill today. The project will utilize landfill gas to produce enough renewable energy to supply 1,600 households. The renewable energy project by Denton Power, a subsidiary of DTE Biomass Energy, utilizes one Caterpillar engine for an initial capacity of 1.6 megawatts. The energy produced at the landfill, along with the related renewable energy...