Pontiac Landfill Gas To Energy Plant is a 15MW biopower project. It is located in Illinois, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 15 15 Active Illinois, the US


The project is currently owned by Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 9,000 households, offsetting 500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $45.114m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2013.

Contractors Involved

Caterpillar was selected as the gas turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 3 units of Solar Caterpillar Taurus 60 turbines.


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