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Landfill Gas (LFG)

Puente Hills Energy Recovery from Gas (PERG) Plant

50 MW  | Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Commissioned in 1987, the Puente Hills Energy Recovery from Gas landfill gas extraction and Rankin cycle steam generation plant, was the world’s largest such facility at the time of it’s development.

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Aterro Bandeirantes Landfill Gas to Energy Project (BLFGE)

22 MW  | Sao Paulo, Brazil

Commissioned in 2004, the Aterro Bandeirantes Landfill Gas to Energy Project landfill gas extraction and Caterpillar gas-powered generation plant is the first landfill gas (LFG) project to be developed in Brazil and is the largest LFG power plant in South America.

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Laogang Landfill Gas Project.pdf

15 MW  | Shanghai, China

One of more than (60) landfill gas extraction and generation projects currently underway in China, the 15 MW Laogang Landfill Gas Project will be Asia’s largest such power plant when completed in late 2012.

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Waste-to-Energy Case Studies

Current commercial, utility-scale waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies include landfill gas, waste combustion + steam generation, and plasma gasification systems.

Waste Combustion

Amsterdam Waste Fired Power Plant.pdf

74 MW  | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Although larger waste combustion power plants are in development, the 74 MW Amsterdam Waste Fired Power Plant is the world’s largest and most efficient waste combustion and steam turbine generation power plant.

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Greater Detroit RRF (Resource Recovery Facility).pdf

68 MW  | Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

By some measures, the Greater Detroit Resource Recovery Facility, a combined heat and power (CHP) operation, is the largest waste-to-energy power plant in the United States.

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Plasma Gasification

Hitachi Metals Eco-Valley Plant.pdf

7.9 MW  | Utashinai, Japan

Completed in 2003, the Hitachi Metals Eco-Valley Plant is the world’s largest municipal solid waste (MSW) plasma gasification plant and one of the first to use the technology on a commercial basis.

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