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July 2016

The project will produce enough renewable energy to power 15,000 households and represents one of the largest landfill gas-to-energy portfolios in Georgia.

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July 2016

Republic Services Inc. and Mas Energy LLC recently unveiled a new renewable energy project serving metro Atlanta, Georgia. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder. Together, these facilities are capable of generating 24.1 MW of electricity, or enough renewable energy to power 15,665 households.

"We believe in leading by example in everything we do," said Jamey Amick, area president of Republic Services. "The modern landfill presents new opportunity to harness energy from yesterday's waste and convert it to meet tomorrow's energy needs. We are proud to partner once again with Mas Energy to generate a renewable energy source that makes a meaningful and lasting environmental difference in the state of Georgia."

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July 2016

Republic Services' latest landfill gas-to-energy project will generate 24.1 megawatts of electricity when at capacity at three Georgia landfills.

The waste management company partnered with Mas Energy on the renewable energy project, which involves capturing methane - a potent greenhouse gas - from the landfills and routing the gas to a series of engines. These engines convert the methane into electricity, which is then distributed to the local power grid.

 

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July 2016

Republic Services and Mas Energy unveiled a new renewable energy project serving Metro Atlanta. The project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder. Together, these facilities are capable of generating 24.1 megawatts of electricity, or enough renewable energy to power 15,665 households.

"We believe in leading by example in everything we do," Jamey Amick, area president of Republic Services, said in a statement. "The modern landfill presents new opportunity to harness energy from yesterday's waste and convert it to meet tomorrow's energy needs. We are proud to partner once again with Mas Energy to generate a renewable energy source that makes a meaningful and lasting environmental difference in the state of Georgia."

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July 2016

The three new plants, combined with Republic's Hickory Ridge landfill operation, establish Republic and Mas Energy's landfill gas-to-energy portfolio as the largest in Georgia.

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July 2016

Mas Energy, Republic Services unveil renewable energy centers

Republic Services and Mas Energy LLC unveiled three gas-to-energy facilities this week, including one at the Richland Creek Landfill in Buford.

The facilities, which are located at landfills, are designed to serve as renewable energy sources which Republic Services officials said should put out enough power to serve 15,665 households. The other facilities are located in Griffin and Winder.

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July 2016

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Your garbage can generate electricity. It sounds futuristic, but it's happening right now in the metro area.

Channel 2 Action News was there when Mas Energy and Republic Services unveiled three landfill-gas-to-energy plants in the metro this week. The largest is in Buford, with two others in Winder and Griffin.

As trash breaks down, it releases methane gas into the atmosphere. The three plants capture that methane gas and convert it into electricity.

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July 2016

Facilities Capable of Powering Over 15,000 Households and Represents One of the Largest Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Portfolios in Georgia

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July 2016

Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has named Republic's Southern Nevada Recycling Center winner of the Gold Excellence Award in the Recycling Systems category. The award will be presented at SWANA's annual conference, WASTECON®, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind.


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November 2016

epublic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced that the Georgia Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has recognized the Company, together with Mas Energy, with its Landfill Gas Utilization Excellence Award. The award was presented earlier at the Chapter's annual conference and awards presentation on Saint Simon Island. 

The Excellence Award recognizes the development by Republic and Mas Energy of three landfill gas-to-energy facilities serving the metro Atlanta area. Together, the facilities generate more than 24 megawatts of electricity and are capable of powering more than 15,600 are homes.

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July 2016

Three Atlanta area landfills are now generating 24 megawatts of electricity.

Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. and Ponte Vedra, Florida-based Mas Energy LLC have unveiled a series of landfill-gas-to-energy projects in the Atlanta area. The three systems are located at landfills in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder, Georgia. Together, the facilities are capable of generating 24.1 megawatts (mW) of electricity, or enough to power 15,665 households, according to Republic Services.

"The modern landfill presents new opportunity to harness energy from yesterday's waste and convert it to meet tomorrow's energy needs," says Jamey Amick, area president of Republic Services. "We are proud to partner once again with Mas Energy to generate a renewable energy source that makes a meaningful and lasting environmental difference in the state of Georgia."

 

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November 2016

Atlanta, GA /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that the Georgia Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has recognized the Company, together with Mas Energy, with its Landfill Gas Utilization Excellence Award. The award was presented earlier this week at the Chapter's annual conference and awards presentation on Saint Simon Island.

The Excellence Award recognizes the development by Republic and Mas Energy of three landfill gas-to-energy facilities serving the metro Atlanta area. Together, the facilities generate more than 24 megawatts of electricity and are capable of powering more than 15,600 are homes.

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July 2016

Partnership with Starwood Energy Group will see discount retailer use 100 per cent wind power in 60 of its stores

Discount retail giant Target has struck a new partnership with renewables investment firm Starwood Energy Group to use 100 per cent wind power in 60 of its Texas stores. The collaboration, announced...

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July 2016

ATLANTA, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Mas Energy, LLC unveiled today a new renewable energy project serving Metro Atlanta. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder. Together, these facilities are capable of generating 24.1 megawatts of electricity, or enough renewable energy to power 15,665 households.

"We believe in leading by example in everything we do," said Jamey Amick, area president of Republic Services. "The modern landfill presents new opportunity to harness energy from yesterday's waste and convert it to meet tomorrow's energy needs. We are proud to partner once again with Mas Energy to generate a renewable energy source that makes a meaningful and lasting environmental difference in the state of Georgia."
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September 2012

Ponte Verde Beach, Florida based renewable energy developer, Mas Energy has developed the first trigeneration landfill gas to energy system in the U.S., which supplies electricity, steam and chilled water in Atlanta.

The company said that the combination of power, heat and cooling supplied by the facility satisfy almost the entire energy demand of a nearby beverage processing facility.

According to Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), the completion of the project has moved it up to third place on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) list of the largest on-site green power generators. 

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August 2012

The U.S. EPA released its top 25 onsite green power generators through its Green Power Partnership program for this quarter, and Coca-Cola has ranked third, mainly because of a 6.5 MW combined-heat-and-power (CHP) system the company commissioned in April.

The facility was developed by and is owned and operated by Mas Energy. Located at Republic Services' Hickory Ridge landfill in Atlanta, Ga., it's located adjacent to Coca-Cola's syrup plant and supplies it with all of its electricity, steam and chilled water needs.

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August 2012

Mas Energy has developed the first-ever trigeneration landfill-gas-to-energy system in the United States. The 6.5-megawatt system--which began operations earlier this year--supplies electricity, steam, and chilled water to an Atlanta-based beverage processing facility. The system provides most of the beverage-production plant's energy needs, offsetting the use of fossil fuels. 

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October 2010

Mas Energy, LLC (Mas) has closed the sale of GES-Port Charlotte, LLC to Lime Energy Asset Development, LLC (LEAD).  GES-Port Charlotte, LLC owns landfill gas and development rights from Charlotte County Florida's Zemel Road landfill.  The sale of GES-Port Charlotte, LLC allows MAS to focus development resources on its larger domestic and international energy projects.

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July 2010

On July 29, 2010, Mas Energy, LLC (Mas) acquired the landfill gas rights for Republic Services, Inc.'s Hickory Ridge landfill from GES Live Oak-Hickory Ridge, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Energy Holdings, Inc.  The landfill is located in Conley, GA (Atlanta metropolitan area).

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June 2010

Mas Energy, LLC (Mas) completed the first phase of construction for its Landfill Gas to Energy (LFGTE) project located at the Charlotte County, Florida's Zemel Road landfill.  Mas acquired the LFGTE project via its acquisition of 100% membership interests in GES-Port Charlotte, LLC (GESPC) in June 2009.  The first phase of construction comprised of the gas collection and control system and utility flare (GCCS).  With completion of the GCCS, Mas is moving forward with the second phase of the project, installation of reciprocating engine generators and associated electric utility interconnection.

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June 2009

On June 18, 2009, Mas Energy, LLC (Mas) acquired 100% membership interests in Global Energy Systems-Port Charlotte, LLC (GESPC).  GESPC owns certain landfill gas and project development rights at Charlotte County's, Florida Zemel Road landfill.

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