Local Officials and Industry Leaders to Join Ameresco and San Joaquin County to Commemorate the Completion of New Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project

WHAT:   
Ameresco and San Joaquin County will host a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event at the Foothill Landfill to recognize the completion of the 4.3 MWe landfill gas-to-energy project that will generate clean renewable energy to power nearly 2,600 homes annually.  Tour to follow ceremony.

WHO:       
Speakers and Invited Guests include:

  • Mayor Nancy Shepherd, City of Palo Alto, CA
  • Ken Vogel, Board of Supervisors District 4, San Joaquin, CA
  • Michael Bakas, Senior Vice President Renewable Energy, Ameresco

WHEN:
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

WHERE:  
Foothill Landfill, 6484 N. Waverly Road, Linden, CA
Free parking and shuttle are available on-site from Scale House lot to ceremony site.

About San Joaquin County and Foothill, Inc.
San Joaquin County is comprised of approximately 921,600 acres and has about 704,379 residents in seven cities. Each city, as well as the unincorporated County areas, offers a unique opportunity to enjoy natural California beauty, nature, music, arts, and culture.  Foothill Sanitary Landfill, located along the eastern boarder of San Joaquin County and the largest landfill site in the County, began operations in 1965 and was acquired by the County in 1993. The landfill is approximately 800 acres, with 674 acres permitted for disposal. Based on engineer’s estimates, the site will be actively used for disposal until 2082.  Foothill is operated by Foothill, Inc., under contract with the County.  The Landfill serves Stockton, Tracy, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop, Escalon and San Joaquin County, and is the destination of waste generated at The Tracy Delta Materials Recovery Facility, The Lovelace Transfer Station, local solid waste collectors and by residents of the surrounding areas.  For more information, visit http://www.sjgov.org/.

About Ameresco, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ameresco, Inc. is a leading independent provider of comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America. Ameresco’s services include upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants.  Ameresco has successfully completed energy saving, environmentally responsible projects with federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, housing authorities, and commercial and industrial customers.  With its corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA, Ameresco provides local expertise through its 69 offices in 34 states, five Canadian provinces and the United Kingdom. Ameresco has more than 1000 employees. For more information, visit www.ameresco.com.

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Contacts: 

Ameresco: CarolAnn Hibbard, 508-661-2264, news@ameresco.com