Lorain County Power Station is one of EDL’s largest landfill gas to electricity power stations in North America.
At a glance
Lorain County Power Station
Start of operation:
Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America
Generating capacity:26.9 MW
Abated and avoided emissions:
879,340 tonnes CO2-e p.a.
Equivalent cars off the road:
Equivalent homes powered:
About the power station
The station is connected to the local municipal utility distribution system and the regional PJM Interconnection, providing energy to homes and businesses across northern Ohio including the Lorain County landfill.
The station includes 10 1.6MW and eight 1.365MW reciprocating gensets.
In 2012, the project was upgraded from 11MW to 27MW and is forecast to produce renewable energy beyond 2070.