Martinsville Landfill Gas-to-Energy
The City of Martinsville selected Crowder as the Design-Build Contractor to provide and install gas cleaning equipment and generation equipment required to convert methane gas into electricity. Crowder’s scope of work included but was not limited to the following: GE JGC 320 containerized generator sets, concrete pad for generator pad, mounted transformer 480V/12.4kV, gas conditioning system with trane chiller equipment, piping valves & appurtenances to generation system, monitoring from existing SCADA system, integration and control from existing SCADA system including remote control functions, and a security fence surrounding site. This project is estimated to save the City of Martinsville an average of $300,000 annually by reducing the amount of money spent for electricity. Other benefits included carbon credits that are earned by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide released and renewable credits. Crowder successfully completed this project ahead of schedule and within budget.