Landfill Gas to Electric Generation
Zemel Road Landfill Gas to Energy
Punta Gorda, FL
Lime Energy developed and constructed a landfill gas to energy project at the Zemel Road Landfill in Punta Gorda, FL.
This system involved the design, construction and operation of a landfill gas collection system, gas treatment equipment and electric generation.
Interconnected to the FPL grid, the plant provides base power to a utility located in Central Florida.
- Renewable Energy Project Development
- Power Purchase Marketing
- Project Implementation
- H2S Treatment and Landfill Gas Conditioning
- Debt & Equity Funding
- Generating Facility and Gas Pretreatment Operations and Maintenance
Summary of significant project characteristics
- Two GE Jenbacher JGC 420 Engines
- Gas Pretreatment
- Gas Collection System
- Electrical Interconnect
At the start of operations in 2011, this landfill had a 2.8MW total generation capacity which is expected to be increased to 4.2MW by 2013.
|Construction Began||February 2010|
|Flare Installed||July 2010|
|Gas Delivery||August 2010|
|Electric Power Production||October 2011|