LMS is a leading renewable energy and carbon abatement company with over three decades of industry experience. In 1982 the founders pioneered the collection and conversion of landfill gas-to-energy in Australia. Today, LMS has over 115 employees and is Australia's most experienced landfill gas-to-energy company.
Landfill gas is approximately 50% methane (CH4), a harmful greenhouse gas that contributes to the effects of global warming. By destroying and reprocessing landfill gas, LMS reduces greenhouse gas emissions and provides a local renewable energy source for the community.
LMS is one of few companies globally to offer a complete, in-house service for energy recovery from landfill gas. This includes everything from the initial design and engineering, installation and operation through to the marketing and sales of electricity and renewable energy certificates. This service continues for the life of the project, providing ongoing environmental benefits for the community and higher financial returns for clients.
With projects located across Australia, LMS currently generates 389,000 megawatt hours of base-load renewable electricity annually, and abates an estimated 3 million tonnes (CO2e) of carbon. LMS remains the largest bioenergy generator of Large-Scale Generation Certificates (LGCs) in Australia and has also been issued with more than 50% of the Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) under the Carbon Farmining Initiative landfill gas methodologies.
The company’s position is further enhanced by the financial backing of Sims Metal Management, one of the world’s largest recyclers. Financial strength and stability, combined with industry experience, provides LMS with the resource base to build, own and operate renewable energy facilities to the ultimate satisfaction of stakeholders.