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biogas

A gas produced by the biological degradation of organic material under anaerobic conditions, which consists primarily of methane and CO2, and smaller amounts of water vapour, nitrogen, hydrogen and other gases.
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The Al Qusais landfill gas project has been registered under the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol clean development mechanism project for the reduction of methane gas, a greenhouse gas that is 21 more times harmful than carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
The report will answer questions such as -- What are the prospects for landfill gas to energy markets in different regions across the world?
The gas collection system collects landfill gas through an intricately laid network of horizontal and vertical pipes, of over 20km of piping.
According to Dubai Municipality, the landfill has been used by authorities since 1978 and generally, landfill gas is made up of about 55 per cent methane and 45 per cent carbon dioxide.
landfills decreased from 8,000 in 1988 to 1,900 in 2009, but the number of landfills collecting landfill gas for energy use is growing.
SITA UK collects landfill gas and uses it to generate electricity at five landfill sites across the region - Brenkley, Burnhills, Ellington, Kibblesworth and Seghill.
The company is also exploring partnerships to expand its landfill gas to energy technology to other private and municipal landfills.
EMCOR's new energy projects include designing and constructing gas cleaning and compression facilities, pipelines and blending and compression stations for the Greentree Landfill Gas Company, Kersey, PA and Imperial Landfill Gas Company, Imperial, PA, and performing EPC services for a new Johnson & Johnson Combined Heat & Power plant (CHP) in New Jersey;
The fact that this is the world's largest brick manufacturing facility and Jenkins' second plant to utilize landfill gas shows their desire to be good stewards of the environment and provides an example for all manufacturing firms to follow," said Beth Vaughan, CH2M HILL project manager.
Landfill gas not only reduces dependency on oil, but also, according to the U.
Projects to utilize landfill gas on a much more massive scale to power industry have been undertaken before, but the EnergyXchange is the first to demonstrate the viability of using landfill gas to support small-scale creative enterprises in a rural environment.
SCS Energy, an operating division of SCS Engineers, recently announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract by Sonoma County, CA under which the company will design, fabricate, install and operate a facility that will convert landfill gas to compressed natural gas (CNG).