Pontiac Landfill Gas To Energy Plant is a 15MW biopower project. It is located in Illinois, 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2013. Buy the profile here.

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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.

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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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.