Tesla Powered by Methane from Landfill

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 03:55:29 +0000

Powered by MethaneI recently interviewed staff at LGI and had a good look at the amazing machinery they use to convert landfill gas to electricity. Today was a chance to see the power station, which is powered by methane landfill, in operation at Dakabin in Queensland. This council landfill is expected to produce enough gas to power […]

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Saving The Planet, One Landfill At A Time

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 03:04:41 +0000

Saving the Planet one landfill at a time“Where there’s muck, there’s money,” my old Yorkshire grandmother used to say. I could paraphrase that after my recent visit to LGI at Banyo in Queensland. Their motto, “saving the planet, one landfill at a time,” pretty much sums up their mission. They tap and capture the methane produced by old landfills, tips, and dumps […]

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Turning Landfill Gas Into Renewable Natural Gas

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 18:00:16 +0000

Landfill gas is created by landfills, which account for 16% of the human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions in America. This is not what many people worry about when they think of greenhouse gases, it’s important. Thanks to the work of many nonprofits, government programs, and corporations that work in the transportation industry, though, we have a way to use this gas to help lower emissions

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Sustainable Paper’s Best Kept Secret: Biogas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 02:37:56 +0000

Having spent 17 years working at a paper plant in a wide variety of roles, I am passionate about finding and sharing solutions for industries built around fossil fuels. The papermaking process is extremely energy intensive and requires thermal energy to dry paper, making it a challenging nut to crack. The path taken by Rolland to clean up its energy footprint is encouraging for the papermaking industry and serves as a model for other gas-consuming industries

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The Power Industry Is Transforming, One Municipal Utility Offers a Case in Point

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 04:19:25 +0000

POWER-GEN International kicked off on December 4 with a keynote presentation focused on evolving power generation schemes and changing business models. Gregory Lee, commission president with Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC), the municipally owned public utility that provides water and electric service to Orlando, Florida, and portions of other nearby areas, opened the conference by providing […]

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