Seven Mile Creek Landfill Generating Station (Eau Claire, Wis.)
The 4 MW Veolia ES Seven Mile Creek landfill gas-to-energy (LGE) generating facility can power 3,325 homes. Dairyland Power Cooperative owns and operates the generating plant, which is sited at the Seven Mile Creek Landfill near Eau Claire, Wis.
The LGE plant came online in 2004 and was expanded in 2008.
The natural byproduct of the residential waste landfills, methane gas, is the fuel used to generate the renewable energy.