Phoenix, Arizona [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Allied Waste Industries, Inc. announced the commencement of operations of its two newest landfill gas-to-energy facilities, both located in Virginia.
The Brunswick County Landfill in Lawrenceville, Virginia is an 8-megawatt (MW) generating facility and The King & Queen County Landfill in Little Plymouth, Virginia is a 12-MW generating facility. Both projects have been developed with Ingenco. In addition, the company has 17 projects in permitting stages or under construction.“Allied Waste’s current portfolio of more than 50 gas-to-energy facilities is performing well, and we are looking forward to bringing online several additional alternative-energy projects that are in various stages of approval and development.,” said Donald W. Slager, President and Chief Operating Officer for Allied Waste. “Innovative alternative energy projects such as these exemplify Allied Waste’s commitment to our customers, our communities and to sound environmental stewardship, and thus are under consideration at dozens of our landfills nationwide.”