Technologies, has purchased the renewable natural gas assets of
Georecover, a subsidiary of Jacoby Energy Development.
Jacoby Energy Development recovers and processes landfill
exhaust gas into renewable natural gas, sometimes referred to as biomethane.
The renewable natural gas assets included the company’s
landfill gas processing facility in Conley, Ga., near Atlanta.
“This acquisition further establishes Air Liquide as
a leader in clean energy solutions and helps position us for increased growth
in this important marketplace. We continue to develop and offer innovative
solutions to meet the needs of customers and help ensure reliable and clean
energy for our nation,” said Michael Graff, president and CEO of American Air
The Conley facility, which uses Air Liquide’s proprietary
MEDAL membrane technology, processes all of the landfill gas from the adjacent
Live Oak landfill, and generates up to 1,500 MWh of renewable natural gas daily
to be transported via pipeline.
This natural gas can be used as a feedstock for renewable
hydrogen, renewable compressed or liquefied natural gas or to generate renewable
“Developing the Live Oak landfill gas facility was a
natural outgrowth of our commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. I
am pleased to see this important project pass into the hands of another company
committed to sustainability, Air Liquide,” said James F. Jacoby, chairman and
CEO of the Jacoby Group.
The acquisition displays the Air Liquide Group’s global
strategy of bringing sustainable, clean energy solutions to customers
worldwide. The target markets include manufacturers and retailers that have
committed to utilizing an increasing percentage of their raw materials from
renewable sources, as well as municipalities and state governments.