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Saratoga Springs to study how to deal with methane from old landfill

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At one point, the city’s energy-to-ice system was paying dividends. Gas from the capped landfill was helping to power a cogeneration system at the Weibel Avenue ice rink and was helping to reduce energy costs. The system won the city an award in 1996 and was helping save an estimated $50,000 annually in operation expenses. But the system began developing problems around 2003. About five years later, an energy consultant suggested high-efficiency chillers and other ...

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