Solar Landfills Returning with Geosynthetic Barriers

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The geosynthetics field had a brief foray into system-based, solar energy-generating landfill covers (2009 – 2012), but the waste management market was not fully ready for such a change. Still, the economic advantages of exposed and alternative capping systems (vs. traditional, thick, soil-covered caps) and the long-term performance indicators meant that it would probably not be too long before so... »

Carlisle Exits “Solar Landfill” Markets

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Carlisle Energy Services, which has spearheaded solar energy-generating exposed covers on landfill cells in the United States, announced in an August 30 letter to clients and industry partners that it was stepping out of the solar landfill market. The technology, which Carlisle Energy Services had promoted with Republic Services, has garnered very favorable coverage and generated interest among la... »