Private equity-backed Viridi Energy has begun building a landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Ringle, WI, in partnership with the Marathon County Solid Waste Department.


Viridi, sponsored by Warburg Pincus and Green Rock Energy Partners LLC, plans to produce RNG equal to more than three million gallons/year of gasoline, it noted. 

“As the transition away from fossil fuels accelerates, our Marathon County project showcases how waste-to-energy projects can be a win-win-win,” Viridi CEO Dan Crouse said. “We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the county’s landfill, converting that landfill gas into clean RNG, and replacing the need for fossil fuel-derived natural gas in the process.”

A Viridi spokesperson told NGI that it is growing into becoming a...