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Ajinomoto USA LFG Energy Project

LMOP Award Winner
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina
End User(s):
Ajinomoto USA, Inc.
Sector(s):
Chemical
Landfill(s):
Wilder's Grove Landfill
Landfill Size:
5.6 million tons waste-in-place (2002)
Project Type:
Boiler (co-fired with natural gas)
Project Size:
1,111 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 3,000 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 2,600 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 32,200 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 3,800 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0038 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Ajinomoto USA, Inc., Palmer Capital Corporation
Last Updated:
7/20/2010

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