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Project Profile

Cedar Rapids LFG Energy Project

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
End User(s):
Penford Products
Bluestem Landfill Site #1
Landfill Size:
3.8 million tons waste-in-place (2001)
Project Type:
Direct Thermal
Project Size:
1,597 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 40,300 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 36,100 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 439,600 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 5,400 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0516 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
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