Renewable Energy Solution for Landfills – Solar Power

June 4, 2018

Solar panels at the South Brunswick Landfill – photo courtesy of SCS Engineers
Green legislation dedication ceremony in May 2018. Governor Phil Murphy (center) – courtesy of SCS Engineers.

Recently, Mike Marks and Eric Peterson of SCS Engineers attended a ceremony at a closed BFI site, the South Brunswick Landfill. The landfill features solar panels to create renewable energy as part of normal operations. The renewable energy resource will run side by side with the leachate collection, cap maintenance, and landfill gas monitoring operations.

With the solar project nearly complete at the site the Governor of New Jersey decided it would be the perfect place to sign a major piece of green energy legislation. We agree!

Governor Murphy signed the Renewable Energy bill, which helps improve and expand New Jersey’s renewable energy programs; signed legislation establishing a Zero Emissions Certificate (ZEC) program to maintain New Jersey’s nuclear energy supply; and signed an executive order directing the development of an updated Energy Master Plan (EMP) for the state to achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

In attendance were state politicians, union representatives, Republic Services’ Randy Deardorff, and a host of journalists. Thank you Governor, RSI, and our SCS colleagues in New Jersey.

Mike Marks (SCS Field Services), Governor Phil Murphy (NJ), Randy Deardorff (RSI, AEM NJ/PA), and Eric Peterson (SCS Engineers).

Praise for New Jersey’s Clean Energy Economy advancements.

 

 

 

 

Posted by Diane Samuels at 8:02 am
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