NYC set to convert 180,000 tons/year of waste to energy

NYC set to convert 180,000 tons of waste annually to energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions "by approximately 40,000 tons annually, generating 2.0 megawatts of electricity, and the compressed natural gas equivalent of approximately 1.9 million gallons of diesel. Waste streams will be converted to clean energy, clean water and compost." Partners include GE Water, Quasar Energy, and Scott’s Miracle-Gro and the Vigliotti brothers. The plant will power itself: