2006 EPA M2M Grant: Identifying potential sites and conducting pre-feasibility studies at medium-sized landfills for methane capture and usage

Geographical Focus
Description of Project
Inventory of valuable medium sized landfills in Colombia for which a methane capture system could be installed in order to produce energy.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Colombia, United States
Instrumental Organizations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Colombia's Centro Nacional de Produccion Mas Limpia y Tecnologias ambientales (CNPMLTA)
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
Preliminary screening, model utilization, and evaluation of different technologies and providers. Sector-wide assessment, pre-feasibility studies, publication of a 20-30 page document on results, at least 2 workshops about technology and feasibility. Proceedings from the 2009 Workshop are available on-line: http://www.methanetomarkets.org/news-events/event_detailsByEventId.aspx?eventId=6  
Additional Documentation
Assessment_Report_El_Guacal_Final (PDF)
Assessment_Report_Nuevo_MondoƱedo_Final  (PDF)
Assessment_Report_San_Juan_del_Barro_Final (PDF)
ElTejar_Pre-Feasibility_Report_Final (PDF)
VillaKarina_Pre-Feasibility_Report_Final (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Carlos

Last Name: Arango

Organization Name: CNPMLTA

Email: carlos.arango@cnpml.org

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: 125950 (102450 from U.S. EPA, 23500 matching fund)


Description of In-Kind Support: