Republic Opens New Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant in Concord, NC

Date: June 8, 2012

Source: News Room

Republic Services (Phoenix, AZ) has opened a new landfill gas-to-energy project at is Charlotte Motor Speedway landfill in Concord, NC. The 11.5 megawatt plant is being built and operated by Fortistar Inc. (White Plains, NY) and will use two Solar Taurus turbines to produce enough electricity to power 7,700 homes. Duke Energy will buy the power under a long-term power purchase agreement. The project is one of 69 landfill energy plants at Republic's landfills across the US.

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