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Project Profile

Acme Landfill's LFG Energy Boiler Project

  Self Developed (Absence of third party developer)

Martinez, California
End User(s):
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Acme Landfill
Landfill Size:
10.8 million tons waste-in-place (2002)
Project Type:
Project Size:
1,042 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 2,800 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 2,500 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 30,200 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 3,500 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0035 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
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