Timberline Trail Landfill Generating Station (Bruce, Wis.)
The 5.6 MW Timberline Trail landfill gas-to-energy (LGE) generating facility can power 4,660 homes. Dairyland Power Cooperative purchases the renewable energy from the owner of the landfill, Waste Management, Inc.
The Timberline Trail Landfill Generating Station is located near Bruce, Wis. The LGE plant came online in spring 2006.
The natural byproduct of the residential waste landfills, methane gas, is the fuel used to generate the renewable energy.