Total Capacity: 2,126 MW (2 Gas Motors)
Total Area: 6,7 Hectares
Total Amount of Waste: 1,5 Million Tons

General Information

  1. First acceptance of waste to the project area was in 2007
  2. Waste acceptance is still underway
  3. Start of the project was in May 2013
  4. Electricity production started in September 2013
  5. Located 55 km away from Izmit
  6. Average waste height is 20 m
  7. Maximum waste height is 28 m
  8. Leachate Collection System
  9. Leachate Treatment System

Horizontal Gas Collection Systems – Typical Well Structure

  1. The average well depth is 50 m
  2. The maximum well depth is 3,5 – 5 m
  3. Effective well radius is 20 m
  4. The type of horizontal construction

Gas Collection Systems- Gas Piping and Covering of the Landfill

  1. 10 km of HDPE pipe has been used for leachate, LFG, and compressed air lines
  2. Pipe connections has been made with electrical welding
  3. Cover of the landfill will be 60 cm of clay

Gas Collection Systems– Manifolds

  1. 1 manifold and 7 collectors
  2. 15 wells in the manifold and 5 – 10 wells in the collector
  3. Total number of wells is 125
  4. Ease during operation and time savings well optimizations
  5. Fire safety

Flare, Boosters and Generators

  1. Flares are manufactured by HAASE AG with flaring capacity of 500 m³/hr
  2. There is 1 flare
  3. Flares burns the LFG at 900°C
  4. 4 vacuum pumps in total, 2 with a capacity of 400 m³/hour and 2 with a capacity of 800 m³/hour
  5. 2 units of 3.20 Jenbacher gas engine with an output of 1,063 kW

Electricity Transmission Lines

  1. 1-circuit of transmission lines, 3-wired
  2. 20 m 1 pole
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