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Largest Gas-to-Electricity Landfill Project in Alabama

April 17, 2014


Alabama’s largest landfill gas-to-electricity plant opens to invited guests and a media tour. Tennessee Valley Authority to buy the power.




Energy Developments Inc.
Republic Services Inc.
Tennessee Valley Authority
Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative




1:00 p.m. CST
Tuesday, April 22




Sand Valley Landfill
3345 County Road 209
Collinsville, Ala.




News media representatives will have an opportunity to tour the facility.

The facility will generate 4.8 megawatts of clean energy, enough power to supply 2,500 average homes a year. Landfill gas, which is about 50 percent methane, is collected and converted into power. The energy generated at this facility is sold to TVA and delivered through a TVA interconnection with Sand Mountain Electric Co-op.


Media Contact

Kristine Shattuck-Cooper, Huntsville, 256-430-4837
TVA Public Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000
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