The Coffin Butte Landfill LFG-to-Energy (LFGE) facility originally employed three Caterpillar 3516 engine-generators, and had a total capacity of 2.4 megawatts. The facility was being expanded through the addition of two Caterpillar 3520 engine-generators. The expanded facility now has a capacity of 5.6 MW.
SCS’s services on this project included:
Procurement and installation specifications
Design of all mechanical equipment and piping
Design of all electrical work
Design of all civil, structural and site work, including a building expansion
Design of a plantwide SCADA system using SCS’s proprietary iSCADA technology
Construction phase engineering support
The expanded plant began operation in October 2007.
SCS Engineers’ responsibilities: