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2009 EPA Methane to Markets Cooperative Agreement Awards

These awards were made in response to a USEPA Request for Proposals issued in December 2008. These selected proposals support the core activities of the Methane to Markets Partnership and support the sector-specific action plans developed by the Partnership. More information will be available soon after these are input into the Methane to Markets project tracking system. The sites linked from this page are not on the EPA Web site. Link to EPA's External Link Disclaimer

Applicant Title Sector Country EPA Total Project Cost* (Negotiated Total)
International Renewable Resources Institute Building from Lessons Learned to Promote Anaerobic Digestion: Technology for Manure Management in Mexico Agriculture Mexico $99,866
Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development (PCIERD) - Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Capacity Building for Methane Recovery from Agro-industries Agriculture Phillippines $106,600
EED Research Center Commercialization of Pilot Project for Large and Medium -Sized  Biogas Projects in Livestocks Farms  Agriculture China $31,000
Ateneo de Manila University Communal Anaerobic Digestor to Collectively Manage Animal Wastes of Small Commercial and Backyard Farms in the Philippines Agriculture Phillippines $20,761
Fideicomiso de Riesgo Compartido (FIRCO) Institutional Strengthening through Human Capacity Building, for the Development of Anaerobic Digesters in the Livestock Sector, to Reduce GHG Emissions and Help Mitigate Climate Change Effects. Agriculture Mexico $104,225
Guangdong Department of Agriculture 1. Procurement of three biogas power generators.  2. International Conference. Agriculture China $110,000
Central Mining Institute of Katowice Pre-feasability study for degasification and methane capture before mining at the Pawlowice 1 coal field Coal Poland $150,000
China University of Petroleum, Beijing The Capacity for CBM/CMM Development and Utilization by Integrative Technologies of Coal Mining and Methane Extraction Coal China $199,805
China Coal Information Institute (CCII) Technical Assessment of Coal Mine Gas Recovery and Utilization in China  Coal China $180,000
University of Colorado Methane Emissions from Abandoned Coal Mines in China Coal China $400,000
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Development and demonstration of Coal mine methane enrichment at moonidih mine, India Coal India $153,695
Guizhou International Cooperation Center for Environmental Protection Coal Mine Methane (CMM) Recovery and Utilization Initiative In Guizhou Province, China Coal China $210,729
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners A Partnership Collaborative Between International and U.S. Regulators to Design a Toolkit for the Advancement of Methane Recovery and Use as a Clean Energy Source Landfill Brazil $150,029
Border Environment Corporation Commission Methane Recovery in Municipal Landfills, Outreach and Experience Sharing in Mexico Landfill Mexico $164,947
Rutgers University EcoComplex Pre-Feasibility Studies and capacity Building for Landfill Gas Utilization in Nigeria Landfill Nigeria $120,000
Oil and Gas Inst. (INIG) Best and Most Effective Technologies of LFG Utilization - Handbook, Trng and Capacity Bldg Landfill Poland $170,000
EnEffect Capacity Building through a Municipal Project Development Network and a pilot LFG Recovery Project Landfill Bulgaria $80,000
Centre for People and Environment Study Tour and Visits to Landfills in the United States Landfill Nigeria $21,000
Asociación para el Estudio de los Residuos Sólidos (ARS) Small Scale Direct Utilization of Landfill Gas and Training Workshops on Sanitary Landfill Operations Landfill Argentina $100,000
RUSDEM -EE Pre-feasibility study of landfill gas commercial use in Russia Landfill Russia $99,660
CSU Fullerton Auxillary Services Corporation Advance Methane Recovery and Use as a Clean Resource at Landfills in China Landfill China $98,550
Appalachian State University Community based landfill gas utilization in Brazil- Phase 1 Landfill Brazil $120,000
Centro Nacional de Produccion Mas Limpias y Technologias Ambientes Facilitate and Promote Methane Capture and Usage Projects at Medium and Small Landfills in Colombia Landfill Colombia $125,000
International City/County Management (ICMA) Landfill Methane in China: Capacity Development for Technology and Best Management Practices Landfill China $99,996
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) Development of Modeling Tool for the Estimation of Methane Generation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in India Landfill India $120,000
Environmental Defense Fund, Inc Methane Recovery in the Russian Gas Sector:  Capitalizing on Economic and Environmental Benefits Oil & Gas Russia $699,839

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