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2007 EPA Methane to Markets Cooperative Agreement Awards

These awards were made in response to a USEPA Request for Proposals issued in December 2006. These selected proposals support the core activities of the Methane to Markets Partnership and support the sector-specific action plans developed by the Partnership. Click on the individual grant title for more details about the grant. The sites linked from this page are not on the EPA Web site. Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Applicant Title Sector Country Award Amount
China Biogas Society Workshop on biogas technological, policy and institutional innovations Agriculture China $55,000
Michigan State University Building a M2M Agricultural Sector Research Network (MARN) in China Agriculture China $43,757
Chinese Ministry of Agriculture (MAGC) Capacity Building for the Promotion of Rural Renewable Energy Development in China Agriculture China $150,000
Colombia’s Centro Nacional de Produccion Mas Limpia y Tecnologias ambientales (CNPMLTA) Methane capture from agricultural wastes Agriculture Colombia $64,350
The India Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Regional workshop on "technologies and policies for control of methane emission from animal wastes" Agriculture India $100,000
International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) Productive Use of methane in the Indian Dairy Industry — An Indian AgStar Mechanism Agriculture India $99,000
Mexico's SEMARNAT Actions for replication of biodigester systems in the Lerma-Chapala Region Agriculture Mexico $180,000
Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Department of Environment Sustainable Recovery of livestock waste to reduce methane gas emission in agricultural sector of Viet Nam Agriculture Vietnam $75,000
CCII Demonstration of power generation using low quality coal mine methane, emission monitoring & engine perf. Analysis Coal China $100,000
Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) A feasibility study on mitigating and utilizing diluted mine methane by using a monolithic catalytic combustor at Tiefa Coal China $200,102
Guizhou International Cooperation Center for Environmental Protection Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Recovery and Utilization Initiative in Guizhou Province, China Coal China $63,503
Southern Illinois University Quantification of Ventilation Air Methane Emission From Three Gassy Underground Coal Mines in India Coal India $77,000
Centre for People and Environment Pre-feasibility Study on Electricity Generation Utilizing coal Mine Methane from Nigerian Coal Mines Coal Nigeria $80,000
FICCI Facilitating Mechanisms for Advancing Methane Recovery and Use Projects in India Cross-sector India $150,106
RUSDEM-EE Clean Energy Technology Information Center Cross-sector Russia $150,000
Argentina Solid Waste Association (ARS) (in IGMS as ‘APEEDLRS’ — Asociacion Para El Estudio de los Residuous) Small Scale Direct Utilization of Landfill Gas to Fulfill On-Site Energy Needs Landfill Argentina $125,000
ICLEI Local Methane Partnership for Emissions Reduction at Municipal Landfills in Brazil (originally was Brazil and India) Landfill Brazil $140,000
California State University Fullerton Foundation Energy Recovery and Emission Reduction of Landfill Gas in China Landfill China $95,000
Colombia's Centro Nacional de Produccion Mas Limpia y Tecnologias ambientales (CNPMLTA) Identifying potential sites and conducting pre-feasibility studies at medium-sized landfills for methane capture and usage Landfill Colombia $102,450
Texas A&M Research Foundation Pre-Feasibly Study for Converting Landfill Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas for Fueling Refuse Trucks and Buses in India Landfill India $100,000
Korea District Heating Corporation (KDHC) Feasibility Assessment for Methane recovery and utilization at four Korean Landfills Landfill Korea $80,000
Border Environment Cooperation Commission Landfill gas and recovery at three communities in Northern Mexico Landfill Mexico $190,000
CIFAL Atlanta Best Practices in Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects: Improving Local Government Financial Performance by Protecting the Environment Landfill Multiple $175,000
ISWA Landfill Inventory for Nigeria Landfill Nigeria $35,000
NP Ecological Resource Centre Landfill Inventory for Russia Landfill Russia $35,000
Renewable Energy Agency (REA) Infrared Heater Technology Utilizing Landfill Gas in the Ukraine Landfill Ukraine $175,000
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Extension of the Process Optimization Review to Include Methane to Markets Partners Oil and Gas Brazil $225,000

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