Frank Bowerman Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project is a 23.8MW biopower project. It is located in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 23.8 23.8 Active California, the US Montauk Energy


The project is developed and owned by Montauk Energy.

The project generates 160GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 26,000 households, offsetting 53,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $60m.

Landfill gas is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Anaheim Public Utilities under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Caterpillar was selected as the engine supplier for the project. The company provided 7 units of Reciprocating Engine engines.

About Montauk Energy

Montauk Energy is an integrated renewable energy company that offers management, recovery and conversion of landfill methane into renewable energy. The company operates landfill gas collection systems. It provides permitting, design, construction and operation of energy facilities. Montauk Energy offers renewable natural gas, electric power generation, alternative fuels, boiler fuel gas and carbon capture, carbon sequestration among others. The company develops, operates and manages landfill methane-fueled renewable energy projects. Its projects include McCarty road landfill, Monmouth County Reclamation Center, Rumpke Sanitary Landfill, Valley Landfill, and others. Montauk Energy is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.


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