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Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)

Research Options for Landfill Gas Energy

LMOP provides a variety of resources to assist stakeholders who are seeking to learn more about landfill gas (LFG) energy project development, in the process of developing a project or anywhere in between. Four specific resources are listed here, with additional items available at Publications, Tools and Resources.

  • Project Development Handbook - Provides an overview of LFG energy project development guidance and multiple considerations that affect the feasibility of a successful project.
  • LFGcost-Web - LMOP's economic cost estimation model can be used to provide an initial economic feasibility analysis for an LFG energy project.
  • LFG Energy Benefits Calculator - This tool estimates emission reductions and environmental and energy equivalency values based on a project size entered by the user.
  • Resources for Funding - LMOP provides basic information about select incentives most commonly used in LFG energy project development.