Happy Valley Landfill Gas Power Generation

Nova Gas collects biogas from the Wellington Southern Landfill. AECOM assisted with the overall design and construction management of a 1 MW power generation plant and potential to expand to 2MW.
Description of facility: 

AECOM provided advice and engineering services in close co-operation with the client and contractor to minimise procurement and construction time. Detailed tasks included:

- Review of landfill data
- Site selection and plant layout
- Advice on improved landfill gas extraction
- Design and specification of the gas treatment plant
- Advice on the modification of a flare
- Design and specification of process control equipment
- Design and specification of communication interfaces
- Design of the electrical earth grid
- Procurement advice
- Liaison with contractor
- Assistance with project management and documentation
- Specification of hazardous areas
- Testing program
- Assistance with commissioning.

Facility type: 
Electricity
Application: 
Water Treatment
Technology type: 
Gas Engine
Fuel/Feedstock: 
Biogas
Primary Output: 
Electricity
Co-generation: 
No
Address: 
38 Landfill Rd., Owhiro Bay, Wellington 6023
Region: 
Lower North Island
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