Thursday, November 5, 2009

UNH Completes Nations First Major University Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project.

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UNH Completes Nations First Major University Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project.

The University of New Hampshire's EcoLine™, a landfill gas-to-energy project that uses purified methane gas from a nearby landfill to power the campus, is complete, university officials announced. The five million square-foot campus will receive up to 85 percent of its electricity and heat from purified natural gas, making UNH the first university in the nation to use landfill gas as its primary fuel source.