Hoosier Energy gets final air permit for landfill gas power plant in Indiana

Hoosier Energy REC Inc. won a Nov. 10 final air permit approval from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for a new landfill gas (LFG) fueled power generation facility.

The facility will consist of two Caterpillar reciprocating internal combustion engines with maximum capacity of 2,741 bhp each. This facility is to be located at 7256 W. County Road 600 S., Modoc, Ind., at the Randolph Farms Inc. landfill. Hoosier Energy REC will own and operate the Hoosier Energy Renewable Energy Station on land leased from Randolph Farms within the boundaries of the landfill.

Hoosier Energy REC is an affiliate of Hoosier Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative with headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. 

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.