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2011-06-23 08:00:00

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. and ARLINGTON, Ore., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the communities of McMinnville, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., the "circles of sustainability" are now one year old. That's how long it has been since Waste Management began providing residents in these communities with renewable energy - generated from garbage collected, in part, from the McMinnville and Seattle areas. Waste Management generates renewable energy at its landfills as part of a companywide program to...

2010-11-10 09:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Energy Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM) and a leader in renewable energy projects, has been chosen by Howard County, Maryland, to implement a design/build construction contract at the Alpha Ridge Landfill, located near Baltimore. The $3.9 million contract calls on Pepco Energy to design and build a new 1 MW landfill gas to energy generating plant at the Alpha Ridge Landfill on Marriottsville Road in Howard...

2010-10-21 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) and Photovac, Inc. announced today that they have signed a development and distribution agreement for the integration of Photovac technology with Trimble mobile computing solutions for the environmental services market. Trimble and Photovac will cooperate to develop integrated mobile solutions specifically designed for applications in the mobile landfill gas emissions monitoring segment. Under the terms of the agreement,...

2010-05-20 09:00:00

ALBANY, Ga., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany today announced the start of construction for the Department of Navy's first landfill gas cogeneration project. The project will produce 1.9 megawatts of renewable electric power and steam by burning landfill gas collected from a nearby landfill. Chevron Energy Solutions will also complete industrial lighting retrofits in 82 buildings...

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:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.