Kiefer Landfill Facility is a 14MW biopower project. It is located in California, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2000. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Aria Energy and DTE Biomass Energy. The project is currently owned by Sacramento County of Dpt Waste.

The process of landfill has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Landfill gas is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in January 2000.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sacramento Municipal Utility District under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years.

Contractors involved

Kiefer Landfill Facility (Kiefer Landfill Facility Phase I) is equipped with Caterpillar CAT 3616 Engine turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines.

Kiefer Landfill Facility (Kiefer Landfill Facility Phase II) is equipped with Caterpillar turbines.

Aria Energy is the O&M contractor for the project.

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About Aria Energy

Aria Energy is engaged in the generation of electricity for utilities and producing pipeline quality RNG and BTU gas. The company is headquartered in Novi, Michigan, the US.

About DTE Biomass Energy

DTE Biomass Energy Inc (DTE Biomass) produces renewable energy by using landfill gas. DTE Biomass is headquartered in the US.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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