The Bloomington, Ind.-based Hoosier said in a news release the facility at Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc.’s Livingston Landfill is a refurbished 15-megawatt energy-generating unit. The Livingston Renewable Energy Station that will supply customers in Illinois and Indiana.
The plant will produce enough electricity to power about 9,000 homes.
The facility is Hoosier’s second landfill gas-to-energy unit. Its Clark-Floyd landfill project in southern Indiana produces 3.5 megawatts of electricity.