Landfill Gas-to-Energy Generating Stations

Landfill Gas-to-Energy Generating Stations

The natural byproduct of the residential waste landfills, methane gas, is the fuel used to generate renewable energy at each site:

 

Central Disposal landfill gas-to-energy (LGE) generating facilityCentral Disposal Landfill Generating Station (Lake Mills, Iowa)

The 4.8 MW Central Disposal landfill gas-to-energy (LGE) generating facility can power 4,000 homes. Dairyland Power Cooperative purchases the renewable energy from the owner of the landfill, Waste Management, Inc.

Central Disposal is located near Lake Mills, Iowa. The LGE plant came online in spring 2006.

 

 



Timberline Trail Landfill Generating Station (Bruce, Wis.)

The 5.6 MW Timberline Trail landfill gas-to-energy (LGE) generating facility can power 4,660 homes. Dairyland Power Cooperative purchases the renewable energy from the owner of the landfill, Waste Management, Inc.

The Timberline Trail Landfill Generating Station is located near Bruce, Wis. The LGE plant came online in spring 2006.