Assessment of potential and modelling of gas generation at MSW landfills in Ukraine

Objective: quantitive assessment of biogas collection at MSW landfills

Activities: short-term and long term pump tests

chernivtsyShort-term pump test at MSW landfill of Chernivtsi city

Place of implementation: MSW landfill of Chernivtsi city, Ukraine

Execution period: 07/2007

Main parameters of test LFG collection system

Number of wells:

3

Average LFG flow rate:

40 m3/h

Average CH4 content in LFG:

40.0%

Utilization of LFG: combustion in a flaring stack

Main results of modelling
mariupol

Average LFG flow rate for 2010?2012:

600-750 m3/h

GHG emission reductions into the atmosphere for 2010?2012:

50 th. t СО2-eq/yr

Long-term pump test at MSW landfill of Mariupol city

Place of implementation: MSW landfill of Mariupol city, Ukraine

Execution period: 08-09/2008

Main parameters of test LFG collection system

Number of wells:

3

Average LFG flow rate:

30 m3/h

Average CH4 content in LFG:

43.0%

Utilization of LFG: combustion in a flaring stack

Main results of modelling

Average LFG flow rate for the period 2010?2012:

400-600 m3/h

GHG emission reductions into the atmosphere for 2010-2012:

30 th. t СО2-eq/yr