At a glance
Rainham Landfill Gas Power Station
Start of operation:
Essex, England, United Kingdom
Generating capacity:17.8 MW
Landfill gas (LFG)
Abated and avoided emissions:
494,000 tonnes CO2-e p.a.
Equivalent cars off the road:
Equivalent homes powered:
About the LFG power station
Commissioned in 2001, Rainham landfill is a major refuse receptacle for the city of London, greater London and environs.
The power station comprises eight 1.25MW, three 1.4MW, two 1.1MW and one 1MW reciprocating genset and associated infrastructure.
EDL undertakes installation of the gas collection systems as well as providing the wellfield operation and maintenance.
The site is expected to produce LFG for electricity generation beyond 2030.