Objective: to perform an assessment of the Landfill site and amount of LFG available and the options for the LFG utilization at Rivne MSW Landfill

Activities: evaluation of the LFG quality and availability through a pump test; evaluation of the technical and economical options for the implementing of full-scale system of LFG recovery and utilization; evaluation of the available LFG utilization options, including flaring, electricity generation and direct use.

Place of implementation: Rivne MSW Landfill, Ukraine

Execution period: 2009-2010

Project financing: Environmental Protection Agency, United States of America (US EPA); Methane to Markets Partnership (M2M)

Main project parameters

Number of wells: 3 wells and 6 probes
Average LFG flow rate: 27.8 m3/hour
Average CH4 content in LFG: 38.8 %
Expected GHG emission reductions: 2.5-2.6 th. t СО2-eq
Total project cost: $3 522377 flaring option

$4 463306 CHP option

Utilization of LFG: Flaring

Combined heat and power generation