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I just can’t think of anything finer than to make power for our public buildings from the local dump—er, landfill---er, solid waste transfer station.
Call it what you like: waste-to-energy, cogeneration, combined heat and power. These technologies hold great potential for producing home-grown energy in Maine. We invite Maine's experts in this field to tell us what they are working on so we can learn from their examples.
The engine room at Pine Tree Landfill's Waste to Energy Plant in Hampden. Photo courtesy of Casella.