Republic Services and Clean Energy Undertake Landfill Gas Recovery

- August 23rd, 2012

Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced that it has made an agreement with a subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) under which the two companies will build a high-BTU plant to process landfill gas from the North Shelby Landfill.

Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced that it has made an agreement with a subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE) under which the two companies will build a high-BTU plant to process landfill gas from the North Shelby Landfill.

As quoted in the press release:

The gas may be compressed and distributed for a variety of different uses, including vehicle fuel and as renewable power or other industrial use customers.

During the first year of operation, the plant is anticipated to produce approximately 4 million diesel gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas fuel annually. If the landfill gas is used to fuel trucks, it could fuel about 260 trucks for a year. Production is expected to steadily increase to more than 5.7 million diesel gallon equivalents annually during the first 10 years of operations. Production is expected to begin in late 2013.

Click here to read the full Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG) press release.

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