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DTE Biomass Energy

Landfill Gas Recovery System by DTE Biomass Enegery - www.dtebiomassenergy.com

DTE Biomass Energy designed, constructed and operates the gas collection system and blower station that delivers almost 1.8 million cubic feet of gas per day from the Cumberland County Landfill. The gas collection system includes 62 vertical gas collection wells averaging 50 feet deep and two centrifugal blowers.

Cargill Incorporated purchases the gas after it is collected, compressed, dewatered and transported through a 2-mile pipeline that extends under the Cape Fear River. Cargill burns the gas in a boiler and oil heater to partially satisfy the thermal needs of its soybean processing facility.

To find out more about this company, visit their web site.

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