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Environmental Benefits Summary: Jan 2002 to Dec 2014 (power generation only)

LMS now generates over 370,000 megawatt hours of base-load renewable electricity annually, and abates approximately 2.2 million tonnes (CO2e) of carbon each year. 

Megawatt Hours Exported

2,550,400

Large-Scale Generation Certificates

2,550,400

M3 of Gas Extracted

1,530,240,000

Australian Carbon Credit Units Issued

3,444,000

The following estimates are based on the above data

Homes Powered (Per Annum)

46,700

Carbon Abated (CO2e Tonnes)

13,269,000

Water Saved (Litres)

3,968,357,000

Currently, LMS are the largest provider of Large-Scale Generation Certificates (LGCs) from landfill gas in Australia.

 

Note: All figures are calculated averages. Carbon abated includes the offsets resulting from the renewable electricity produced by LMS and a national average for fossil fuel electricity emissions. Homes powered is based on national average household consumption of electricity. Water saved is in comparison to typical wet-cooled, coal-fired power stations.