Renewable trade body launches landfill gas group

A new group to cater for the landfill gas sector has been launched. According to the Renewable Energy Association (REA), while landfill gas is a declining green resource, it still generates enough electricity to meet the annual needs of more than one million homes. That’s more than enough for a city the size of Glasgow. […]

UK firm to install landfill gas to energy plant in Ireland

A UK energy company has won a contract to deliver a landfill gas to energy plant in Ireland. Based in Knowsley near Liverpool, Clarke Energy signed the agreement with Irish utility Bord na Mona for a 5.6MW plant – equivalent to powering 14,000 households – at the Drehid landfill site. The project will use landfill […]

Gazprom buys year of power from UK supplier Infinis

Russian supplier Gazprom Energy has bought a year’s worth of power from UK renewable energy generator Infinis. From April this year, 16MW of power will be delivered to Gazprom Energy from 23 of Infinis’ landfill gas sites across the UK. Steve Armitage, Gazprom Energy’s Global Head of Power said: “We now have the foundations and […]