Alcoa: Overview
PROJECT LOCATION: Friendsville, TN

LF Owner: City of Alcoa, City of Maryville, and Blount County
Gas Rights: Alcoa Gas Producers, LLC

GCCS: The GCCS consists of 30 vertical wells, 5 leachate cleanouts, and one passive vent for a total of 36 collection points. The lateral and header pipelines were completed in August of 2010 with the blower/flare station operational on November 8th, 2010. For carbon crediting and site maintenance purposes, the flare skid has a Siemens gas analyzer, venturi-style flow meters, thermocouple, pressure transmitters and a digital chart recorder.

Approx # of tones in Place: 2 million
Gas Flows (@50% CH4): 375-400scfm
Carbon: Yes - Listed on CAR
End-Use Option(s): Power - 10yr PPA under TVA's Generation Partners Program

Project Description: AGP has a long-term gas rights contract with the City of Alcoa. The landfill began accepting waste in 1973 and is expected to remain open for another 40 years. A Caterpiller 3516A+ combustion engine was installed and came online in early August, 2011. The project was developed by Enerdyne System, Inc and built by Enerdyne's construction arm, Advance One Development, LLC as a completely voluntary action. This Non-NSPS site is eligible for carbon credits and is registered under CAR's US Landfill Protocol 3.0 (CAR807).

POWER GENERATION
End User: Tennessee Valley Authority
  - Possible thanks to TVA's Generation Partners Program and Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative.
Engine: Caterpillar 3516A+ - Only the second engine of this type to run on Landfill Gas
Engine Specs: Best Available Control Technology (BACT)
  - 16 Cylinders
- 4210 cubic inches
- 1434 HP
- 1500 RPM
- 50 Hz to 60 Hz Gear Box
- 0.6 Gram Lean Burn

Press Releases:
Knoxville News Sentinel: Blount facility to turn trash to energy
WBIR News 10: Landfill gas to become energy in Blount County
Blount Today: New conversion system creates power from landfill gas


Caterpillar Power Profile: Enerdyne Power Systems, INC and Alcoa Gas Producers, LLC



PROJECT CONTACT:
email
alcoa@landfillgroup.com
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