Project-Waste Management Authority Landfill Gas to Energy (LGE)Project

Jobs created: NA
Jobs retained: NA
District: St. Thomas
Award Date: 9/28/2009
ARRA Budget: $3,014,046.00

Project Overview

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Description:
Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority Landfill Gas to Energy (LGE)Project: Funds will be used to purchase equipment to implement a landfill gas treatment system at the Bovoni Landfill
Actual Expense: $6,362,421.00
Overall Status: Closed
Achievements:
  • Funds were used to purchase equipment to implement a landfill gas treatment system at the Bovoni Landfill.
  • The facility was constructed to collect the gases from deep under the landfill and turn them into energy that is used to power the waste water treatment plant in Bovoni.
  • The project Leveraged a Design Build Operate (DBO) Model and is estimated to save 1 M kWh in energy consumption, reduce associated energy cost by $375,000 annually, reduce emissions by 1,325 cubic feet/minute and will assist the long-term beneficial use of Landfill Gas, Odor reduction and Leverage Grant Funding.
  • The project was completed on 9/27/2012.
  • Work on the facility was completed and the generator test run.
  • The Public Services Commission (PSC) granted Qualifying Facility status on 6/29/2012.
  • A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) & inter-connection negotiation with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) was undertaken.
  • The generator building was completed while work on the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and progress on the application to become a qualified power production facility was underway.
  • An application to become a qualified power production facility was submitted to the Public Services Commission (PSC) for action.
  • The control system for the installation was ordered and monthly on-site monitoring visits were scheduled & conducted and the progress was noted.

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