Ohio EPA issues draft permit for landfill gas-fired project in Hancock County

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued on Jan. 26 a draft Title V air permit, which will be up for 30 days of public comment, that covers a landfill gas-fired power project of Granger Electric of Hancock County LLC.

The project location is 10400 Allen Township Road 107, Findlay, Ohio. The project will consist of four Caterpillar 3516 reciprocating internal combustion engines powered by landfill gas.

Project contact information given in the draft permit is: Granger Electric of Hancock County LLC, 10400 Allen Township Road 107, Findlay, OH 45840.

Said a June 2014 System Impact study on this project from PJM Interconnection: “Granger Electric of Hancock County, LLC (Granger Electric) proposes to install PJM Project #V4-011, a 3.2 MW landfill gas methane generating facility. This generation facility would connect to the Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative (HWEC) distribution system, which connects to the AEP (PJM) transmission system at the Van Buren 34.5 kV delivery point on the North Baltimore-North Findlay 34.5 kV line #1. The proposed generating facility is located in Hancock County, Ohio.”

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