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Abengoa Bioenergy Corporation Ethanol Production

Location:
Colwich, Kansas
End User(s):
Abengoa Bioenergy Corporation
Sector(s):
Industrial (ethanol production)
Landfill(s):
Brooks Landfill
Landfill Size:
10.7 million tons waste-in-place
Project Type:
Boiler (steam for ethanol production)
Project Size:
2,569 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Savings:
Estimated $1.4 million annually by reducing use of natural gas
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 6,800 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 6,100 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 74,500 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 8,700 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0087 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
DTE Biomass Energy, Landfill Energy Systems
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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