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Sarasota Landfill Gets Sustainable Energy Source

The Sarasota County landfill is a relatively quiet place, unless you're standing in a new building built to house three enormous generators, producing 4.8 megawatts of electricity -- enough to power 2,800 homes.

"The power is being fed into the grid in Sarasota County through the FPL transmission system," says Jason Timmons, a solid waste engineer.

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