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Project Profile

Ciba Specialty Chemicals LFG Energy Boiler Project

Location:
Suffolk, Virginia
End User(s):
Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Sector(s):
Chemical
Landfill(s):
SPSA Regional Landfill
Landfill Size:
8.34 million tons waste-in-place (2001)
Project Type:
Boiler
Project Size:
694 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 1,800 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1,700 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 20,100 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 2,400 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0024 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Biogas Energy Solutions, LLC, Southeastern Public Service Authority
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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