2006 EPA M2M Grant: Pre-Feasibility Study for Converting Landfill Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas for Fueling Refuse Trucks and Buses in India

Geographical Focus
State of Maharashtra 
Description of Project
The goal of this proposed project is to assess the feasibility of converting LFG to LNG to be used as a fuel for refuse trucks and busses in India.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
India, United States
Instrumental Organizations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Texas A&M Research Foundation
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
Landfill gas to LNG will reduce methane emissions from the landfill, reduce refuse truck emissions by providing a cleaner burning fuel, improve the energy security of India by making it less reliant on conventional diesel, and boost economic growth by adding job opportunities at landfills that use this process. 
Additional Documentation
218_India_Landfill_Report_-111309.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Marcy

Last Name: Avery

Organization Name: Texas A&M Research Foundation

Email: award@rf-mail.tamu.edu

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: 100000


Description of In-Kind Support: