The Sacramento Bee – Sacramento Area Sewer District enters $140M contract to build biogas energy plant near Elk Grove

A renewable energy operator will soon begin development and construction on a nearly $140 million facility near Elk Grove that is expected to be complete in 2026. Ameresco Inc., which describes itself as a cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, announced this week in a news release that it would contract with the Sacramento Area Sewer District to build a renewable energy facility that uses biogas, or methane, to generate electricity and heat. The project would be located at the EchoWater Resource Recovery Facility just outside of Elk Grove, the news release said.

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Marcus Smith