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Waste-to-Energy: Landfill Gas to Energy

Landfill Gas to Energy

Blackfoot Landfill Clean Energy Plant

Blackfoot Landfill Clean Energy Plant

What is landfill gas?

As solid waste in landfills decomposes, landfill gas is released. Landfill gas consists of approximately 50% methane, 42% carbon dioxide, 7% nitrogen and 1% oxygen compounds. Landfill gas is a readily available, local and renewable energy source that offsets the need for non-renewable resources such as oil, coal and gas.



Leading Landfill Gas Developer

Energy Systems Group provides its customers with profitable solutions for their landfill gas. ESG's Landfill Gas Development team is comprised of highly skilled professionals who can evaluate your needs, design a project that will maintain environmental compliance and provide you with a new source of revenue.


The ESG team brings over 40 years and 20+ projects of experience to you. Our team is highly experienced in developing direct use projects, electric generation, pipeline quality gas from landfills and all leading technologies utilized in the landfill gas industry.



Comprehensive, Turn-Key Solutions

Iris Glen Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Iris Glen Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

ESG assumes responsibility for the specialized engineering, design, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning, and operation and maintenance of the energy system.


Our design, construction and operating teams assure you of an environmentally sound and profitable project. Energy Systems Group is committed to helping you maximize your renewable resources.



Landfill Gas Usage

Landfill gas projects generate revenue from the sale of the gas and also create green jobs associated with the design, construction, and operation of energy systems. Once converted, landfill gas can be utilized in many ways: to generate electricity, heat, or steam; as an alternative vehicle fuel; or sold on the energy market as a renewable "green" power or gas.

  • Electricity is the most widely used of the landfill gas projects. The electricity can be used for internal facilities or sold to external consumers.
  • Direct-Use is used to replace non-renewable resources such as coal, oil, and natural gas.
  • Cogeneration produces both electricity and thermal energy. This normally relates to steam or hot water and is very efficient.
  • Pipeline Gas is a high Btu application. Landfill methane is processed to meet interstate pipeline standards and is injected into the delivery system. High value Btu systems generate premium value for landfills.

Waste-to-Energy Links



Project Profiles

Blackfoot Landfill Clean Energy Plant

Winslow, Indiana


Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Town of Munster, Indiana


DeKalb County Renewable Fuels Facility

Seminole Road Landfill – DeKalb Co., Georgia


Iris Glen Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Johnson City, Tennessee


Live Oak Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Atlanta, Georgia


Pecan Row Landfill Gas Facility

Valdosta, Georgia


Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany

Albany, Georgia


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ESG Project Websites

Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy Facility

Town of Munster, Indiana