Air Liquide biomethane production plant celebrates first birthday


This time last year Air Liquide officially opened its first, large-scale biomethane production plant in the US.

A year on, and the plant located in Walnut, Mississippi, receives 350,000 metric tonnes of waste yearly, allowing it to inject biomethane into the network to heat 4,500 homes.

The biomethane plant purifies household waste gas provided by the landfill and converts it into a renewable gas that is reintroduced back into the energy grid to provide renewable energy for surrounding communities.

Air Liquide’s technologies convert biogas into biomethane for three main uses: the production of clean fuel, domestic use as a substitute for natural gas, and carbon-free hydrogen production.

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