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Project Profile

General Electric LFG Energy Boiler Project

Location:
Louisville, Kentucky
End User(s):
General Electric
Sector(s):
Industrial
Landfill(s):
Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility
Landfill Size:
9.7 million tons waste-in-place (2007)
Project Type:
Boiler
Project Size:
500 standard cubic feet per minute (scfm)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 1,300 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1,200 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 14,500 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to heating 1,700 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0017 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Horizon LFG, Inc., Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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