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Project Profile

Fresh Kills High Btu Project

Staten Island, New York
End User(s):
National Grid
Fresh Kills Landfill
Landfill Size:
108 million tons waste-in-place (1999)
Project Type:
High Btu
Project Size:
9,722 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 25,800 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 23,200 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 281,900 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 33,000 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0331 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Montauk Energy Capital, National Grid
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