Steve Hamilton

Mr. Hamilton is a Senior Vice President and our National Expert on Landfill Gas and Biogas to Energy. He is the Director of our SCS Energy Business Unit, which designs, builds, and operates biogas — primarily landfill gas (LFG) and digester-gas-to-energy projects.
SCS Energy has performed dozens of design and design/build biogas-to-energy projects and currently operates/maintains biogas-to-energy projects nationwide. The biogas end-uses include electric power generation (reciprocating internal combustion engines, turbines, microturbines, and fuel cells), direct-use of biogas in lieu of natural gas at industrial, utility, and institutional facilities, production of high-BTU biogas for injection into natural gas pipelines, and production of biogas-derived compressed natural gas (CNG) for use as vehicle fuel.
Mr. Hamilton has over 30 years of environmental project experience, ranging from hands-on participation in field and design work to direction of solid waste management projects. This work has involved over 700 projects on more than 350 sites throughout the United States and abroad. His project responsibilities have included solid waste planning; solid waste privatization; landfill siting, design and operations, and closure permits and plans; landfill contamination assessments and remedial actions; landfill leachate monitoring and treatment system design; landfill groundwater and LFG monitoring programs; landfill Clean Air Act (CAA) permitting and compliance; LFG Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, digester gas and LFGE recovery feasibility due-diligence, studies, and investigations; testing, designing, installing and operating digester gas and LFGE facilities, and LFG migration and emission control systems.
Mr. Hamilton is a Past Director of SWANA’s Landfill Gas and Biogas Division, and he Chaired SWANA’s Landfill Gas Training Program for over 10 years. He has extensive experience in providing solid waste training and education at numerous venues in the United States and abroad.
Contact Steve at 707-695-8543 or