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Project Profile

City of Glendale Direct-Use Project

Glendale, California
End User(s):
City of Glendale
Scholl Canyon Landfill
Landfill Size:
27.6 million tons waste-in-place (2008)
Project Type:
Boiler/Steam Turbine
Project Size:
8 megawatts (MW)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 7,800 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 7,000 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 85,500 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to powering 4,700 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0100 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
City of Glendale, Palmer Capital Corporation, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
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