Turbine Installation on Land‐fill Gas on Waste Management Site


Operator of Land‐fill gas recovery system on Waste Management site in Illinois

Project requirements:

  • Accelerated d li delivery off 10MW plant to run on low BTU landfill gas
  • Needed solution that would tolerate source fuel without equipment failure and undue operations/maintenance costs
  • Needed solution to be “retro-fitted” into current installation that was integrated with source  gas and grid for selling power to the utility


Solution Summary:

  • Provided plant of (4) 2.5 MW turbine units
  • Integrated OEM affiliated engine shop into deal for
  • configuration support and certification of the turbine engines
  • Integrated OEM affiliated engineering/service firm into deal
  • for reconfiguration of engines and balance of plan
  • Provided support and project managgement leadership on all
  • technical aspects of the plant upgrade and retrofit
  • Managed installation and commissioning
  • Sourced and developed programs for post‐commissioning
  • O&M program



  • Savings on equipment – over $4.5 million
  • Savings on technical support services – over $800k
  • Only immediately available solution option