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Fitchburg-Westminster LFG Energy Project

Location:
Westminster, Massachusetts
End User(s):
Pine Tree Biogas
Sector(s):
Utility
Landfill(s):
Fitchburg-Westminster Landfill
Landfill Size:
4.25 million tons waste-in-place
Project Type:
Steam Turbine
Project Size:
2.09 megawatts (MW)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 2,000 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 1,800 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 22,300 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to powering 1,200 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0026 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Fortistar Methane Group, Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/7/2010

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