Asheville: Overview
PROJECT LOCATION: Asheville, NC
AWARDS WON: 2008 Standing Ovation Award for efforts to help  provide clean air by reducing methane migration

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

In Asheville, NC, the Metropolitan Sewerage District wanted the landfill gas to blend with digester gas to run two Waukesha Engines and a sludge incinerator. With the help of Perennial Energy engineers, a system was devised to increase the size of the lances to the fluidized bed and to blend 5-psi landfill gas with 7-8 inches of water column digester gas with several backflow preventers to maximize both resources. The cooperation of several layers of in-house and consulting engineers was required. The projects have greatly alleviated the odors to neighbors, and housing in the area is now booming. In March 2006, Enerdyne Properties added a 1 megawatt Deutz on-site power generation plant that allows the utilization of excess gas and sells green power back to the gird at Progress Energy.

PROJECT CONTACT:
email
asheville@landfillgroup.com


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