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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is green, thanks to RNG

Stephanie Meyn
Country: The United States of America
Original language: English

In addition to being one of the busiest airports in the United States and in the world, with over 51 million passengers per year, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) also became the first airport to use renewable natural gas (RNG or biomethane) to heat its terminals and power its bus fleet in 2020. The contracted ...

In addition to being one of the busiest airports in the United States and in the world, with over 51 million passengers per year, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) also became the first airport to use renewable natural gas (RNG or biomethane) to heat its terminals and power its bus fleet in 2020. The contracted supply of RNG (produced by exploiting the waste from a nearby landfill) will allow the airport to supply 100% of the fleet and cover 60% of the thermal energy needs. It will also allow SEA to reach the 50% reduction target of its emissions 10 years in advance.

An extraordinary success story that we simply had to share with you in this Web Talk!

Collected during the Biogas Americas 2020, promoted by the America Biogas Council 

 

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