Project description:

The project Santa Marta Landfill Gas (LFG) Capture for Electricity Generation Project is a landfill gas (hereon after specified as LFG) to energy project developed by Consorcio Santa Marta S.A(hereon after specified as CSM). The proposed activity involves the collection and utilization of the LFG for generation of electricity.

Santa Marta landfill is an existing and operational landfill site. It is located 17 km south of Santiago city and started its operation in 2002. The site is suitable for municipal solid waste management and it is one of the most important landfills in the region.

This project advances the following United Nations Sustainability Development Goals:

Standard of issuance:


Large-scale Consolidated Methodology: Flaring or use of landfill gas – Version 15.0

Amount of reduction:

448,384 tCO2/year

Service offered:



Landfill. GS4GG Post-Registration