gas-to-electricity project to be largest in Georgia
EDI, Veolia Environmental Services and Energy
Development, Limited, parent company of Nashville based, Energy
Developments, Inc. (EDI), Green Power EMC. And Veolia ES Solid
Waste, Inc., announced the expansion of EDI’s landfill gas-to-electricity
plant located on the Veolia ES County Landfill in Mauk, Georgia.
Renewable power generated from this facility will be sold to
Green Power EMC, under a new 15 year Power Purchase Agreement.
The existing landfill gas-to-electricity facility will be expanded
from the current 4 MW to 8 MW of renewable electricity capacity
making it the largest landfill gas-to-electricity facility in
The expansion is scheduled to be completed by the end of the
Landfill gas, which is created when organic material naturally
decomposes in a landfill, consists of about 50 percent methane.
A reliable and readily available local alternative to fossil
fuels, landfill gas can be converted to generate electricity,
heat or steam, or used as an alternative vehicle fuel.
This new 4 MW expansion will bring Green Powers portfolio of
renewables to over 29 MWs.