Gude Landfill

Gude generator building

View of Gude generator building

Location:

  • Montgomery County

Ownership:

  • Northeast MD Waste Disposal Authority

Fuel Types:

  • Landfill Gas

Number of Units:

  • 2 Internal Combustion Engines

Net Summer Capacity (MW):

  • 3

Date Online:

  • June 2009

Additional Plant Information:

  • The gas is collected with an extensive system of wells and pipes and directed to an on-site power plant consisting of two 150-horsepower motor-driven compressors that deliver gas to two 2,000 horsepower internal combustion engines. Each engine drives a 1.5 MW generator, and the system generates about 3 MW of electrical power.

2011 Generation (MWh)
Total
Coal
Natural Gas
Oil
Municipal Solid Waste
Biomass
Blast Furnace Gas
16,287
0
0
0
0
16,287
0

Units
Unit #
Online Date
Nameplate Capacity
Unit Type
Fuels

Annual Monthly Generation
Fuel Category
Year
Unit Type
Fuel Description
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Annual
Biomass
2001
LFG
1422
1297
1098
1024
1123
1367
1416
1583
1294
1283
1171
1098
15177
Biomass
2002
LFG
1099
911
1030
1072
984
1220
1470
1499
1272
1088
1143
1386
14175
Natural Gas
2002
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Biomass
2003
IC
LFG
1171
931
826
831
693
882
1056
1089
912
823
900
1040
11152
Natural Gas
2003
IC
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Biomass
2004
IC
LFG
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
481
5776
Natural Gas
2004
IC
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Biomass
2005
IC
LFG
222
198
226
225
248
245
254
253
238
241
242
243
2835
Natural Gas
2005
IC
NG
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unit Type: GT = gas turbine; CT = combustion turbine; ST = steam turbine; IC = internal combustion

Fuel Type: BFG=Bast Furnace Natural Gas; BIT=Coal; BLQ=Black Liquor; DFO=Oil; FO2=Oil; FO6=Oil; JF=Oil; KER=Oil; LFG=Biomass; MSB=Municipal Solid Waste; MSN=Municipal Solid Waste; MSW=Municipal Solid Waste; NG=Natural Gas; NUC=Nuclear; OBL=Biomass; OIL=Oil; OTH=Other; PG=Oil; REF=Municipal Solid Waste; RFO=Oil; SC=Coal; SUB=Coal; SUN=Solar; TDF=Other; UR=Nuclear; WAT=Hydropower; WC=Coal; WDL=Biomass; WDS=Biomass; WND=Wind; WO=Oil


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