Thursday, October 14, 2010

Landfill methane powering 900 homes

Gulf Power’s landfill gas-to-energy facility is now up and running at the county's Perdido Landfill, producing 3,200 kilowatts — enough renewable energy to power more than 900 homes.

It’s the first renewable energy generation facility owned and operated by Gulf Power or its parent Southern Company.

The partnership between Gulf Power and Escambia County was launched officially in February, when Gulf Power broke ground on its $5.3-million facility.

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