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2011-01-27 09:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison will expand its renewable energy portfolio with a landfill gas project to be built in Kimball Township at the Smiths Creek Landfill. Detroit Edison will purchase the 3.2 megawatts (MW) of electricity produced at the Smiths Creek Landfill from Blue Water Renewables Inc., a subsidiary of DTE Biomass Energy. The power purchase agreement was approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission. The Smith's Creek Landfill, owned and operated...

2010-05-25 15:06:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management today debuted a landfill-gas-to-energy facility at its Superior Landfill and Recycling Center, which uses methane gas to power up to 3,400 homes in the surrounding area. More than 100 state and local officials, business and community leaders gathered for an opening event and tours showcasing the new facility. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) The facility is among the largest of its kind in...

2009-11-19 11:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Santa Clara and Ameresco today unveiled an innovative clean energy project that will capture and put to use gas created naturally at the city's closed municipal landfill. Ameresco, the nation's largest independent energy solutions company, designed, built and owns the innovative system, which will generate 750 kW of green electricity per hour. The energy will come from gas created at the landfill through the decomposition of...

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...

2009-05-21 16:45:00

JOLIET, Ill., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Officials of Will County and Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. today announced a plan to jointly develop a landfill gas-to-energy plant at the Prairie View Recycling and Disposal Facility near Wilmington. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090402/NY93570LOGO-b) County Executive Larry Walsh, county board chairman Jim Moustis, and Steve Batchelor, Waste Management vice president and market area manager, made the announcement....

2009-03-02 10:55:00

$325 Million Investment is Largest in Rwanda's History And Will Add 100 MW of Electricity NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that its subsidiary ContourGlobal Kivuwatt Ltd signed an agreement with the Republic of Rwanda to develop an integrated gas extraction and electricity generation facility which will provide 100 MW of natural gas fired electricity to Rwanda and the East African Region. ContourGlobal's $325 million Kivuwatt project will be the first...

2009-01-30 14:35:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /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 signed an agreement with Charlotte County, Florida for the development of a landfill gas sequestration and energy facility at the Charlotte County Zemel Road landfill. Located 2 hours south of Tampa, the Zemel Road landfill generates methane, a natural gas, created from the...

2008-10-13 15:00:26

Reading the BDN's recent article on the Pine Tree Landfill, one would think residents are now joyful to have such a wonderful neighbor in our town. What the article doesn't mention about the landfill gas-to- energy plant is that by generating electricity, landfill gases and odors are escaping at a higher rate than before when the gases were flared; to quote Tom Gilbert, PTL's environmental compliance manager from an article in last February's BDN, when the landfill's stench was in full...


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