Gas-to-Electricity Plant Debuts at Irvine's Bowerman Landfill

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Gas-to-Electricity Plant Debuts at Irvine's Bowerman Landfill

by Matt Morrison, The Daily Pilot, Los Angeles Times
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Friday, April 1, 2016 - 8:50am

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Originally published by The Daily Pilot, affiliate of the Los Angeles Times.

The Bowerman Power Project went into operation this week, converting methane gas, a byproduct of landfill trash, into enough electricity to power 26,000 homes. Bowerman's 113,000-square-foot plant occupies 2.6 acres of the 725-acre landfill. It features seven state-of-the-art Caterpillar reciprocating engines that convert compressed and cleaned methane gas into electricity.

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Keywords: Energy | Alternative Energy | Caterpillar Inc. | Environment | Renewable Energy | sustainability

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