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LFG : Landfill Gas-to-Energy

In Daesung Group's hometown of Daegu, South Korea we are developing
resources through waste recovery that not only keep the air clean for the
benefit of local residents and but also creates a new energy source. The
Group'sLFG site in the village of Bangcheon-ri, Daegu operated by Daesung
Eco-Energy, is where methane gas is collected, refined and then sold as
boiler fuel to Korea District Heating Corporation.

Name Landfill Gas-to-Energy
Location 822, Dasa-ro, Dasa-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
Area 569,000㎡
Total Investment KRW 26.87 billion
Concession Period 20 years
Commercial Operation Oct. 2006
LFG End-user Korea District Heating Corp.
CDM Certification (UNFCCC) Aug. 2007
CERs (Certified Emission Reductions) Issued Nov. 2009
Major Facilities
Gas Collection 181 places
Gas Purification 130 ㎥/min
Generating Capacity 1.5 MW (Gas Engine 750 kW x 2 sets)
Other Facilities Gas Mixture, Storage Tank, Transfer Pipeline 7,896 m

Thanks to environmentally-friendly maintenance and operations, the Bangcheon-ri sanitary landfill has improved the quality of life for
nearby residents by reducing air pollution and providing useful energy. It is an exemplary, environmentally-friendly business model.

  • Annually a reduction of the greenhouse gas equivalent of 310,000 tons of CO2
  • CDM certification/CER sales

Since October 2006 Daesung Eco-Energy has operated this sanitary landfill in Bangcheon-ri. On an annual basis Daesung collects
approximately 50 million m3 of gas which is sold exclusively to Korea District Heating Corporation for use as boiler fuel for
approximately 15,000 households.

Track Record

In August 2007 the Bangcheon-ri Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant was registered as a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) with the
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, making it the first time that a municipality, the city of Daegu, was given
CDM certification in Korea. (As of January 2013, Korea had 83 CDM certified projects.) The local air quality has improved greatly as a
result of this reduction of the greenhouse gas equivalent of 310,000 tons of CO2 per year. Daesung Eco-Energy has the right to
operate this concession until 2026.

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