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Scope of Work
Cianbro was responsible for design and construction of a 3.0 MW landfill gas-to-energy power plant. 

Project Details
  • Constructed concrete foundations, piers, and pads
  • Managed the erection of two pre-engineered metal buildings
  • Erected 30 tons of miscellaneous steel
  • Managed the installation of 2,000 lf underground HDPE landfill gas and leachate lines
  • Fabricated and installed 3,000 lf of carbon and stainless pipe
  • Constructed 1,000 lf of 15 kV power line
  • Installed 8,500 lf of underground PVC conduit
  • Pulled and terminated 75,000 lf of power and control cables
  • Installed gas scrubbing and conditioning systems
  • Installed three 1.0 MW GE Jenbacher engine/generator sets
  • Performed system check-out
  • Managed plant start-up
  • Provided check-out and start-up turn over documents
  • Installed electrical power, control, and instrumentation equipment
This was the first landfill gas-to-energy project constructed in the State of Maine

The gas scrubbing technology installed on this project represented the first application of this technology in the United States.

Unique Challenge

Cianbro separated the blower/flare assembly so the blowers would be upstream of the scrubber.

Project Information

Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

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Construction Schedule:
Completed March 2008 

Hampden, ME
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