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Ford Motor Company LFG Energy Project

Location:
Wayne, Michigan
End User(s):
Ford Motor Company
Sector(s):
Auto manufacturing
Landfill(s):
Woodland Meadows Landfills - North, South, and Van Buren
Landfill Size:
2.94, 6.3, and 13.8 million tons waste-in-place (2003, 2003, and 2002), respectively
Project Type:
Reciprocating Engine (three) and Boiler
Project Size:
3.5 megawatts (MW)
Environmental Benefits:
Carbon sequestered annually by 3,400 acres of pine or fir forests, annual greenhouse gas emissions from 3,100 passenger vehicles, or carbon dioxide emissions from 37,400 barrels of oil consumed. Annual energy savings equate to powering 2,100 homes. Estimated emissions reductions of 0.0044 million metric tons of carbon equivalents.
LMOP Partners Involved:
Ameresco, Inc., Waste Management, Inc.
Last Updated:
7/15/2010

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