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Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption And Trillions Of Bacteria
Every year, Americans send millions of tons of food to the landfill. What if you could use all of those pizza crusts and rotten vegetables to heat your home? That's already happening in one unlikely laboratory: the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn.
The plant's longtime superintendent, Jimmy Pynn, shows off the plant's crown jewels: eight huge, shiny, oval-shaped steel tanks known as digester eggs. Each one contains millions of gallons of black sludge that's roughly the consistency of pea soup. Pynn calls it "black gold." More>>
Hunter Powell Investments take a Cornerstone Stake in ABC Member Greenelane Biogas
Hunter Powell Investments, led by Tenby Powell and Sharon Hunter, has taken a cornerstone stake in New Zealand-based international Clean Tech Company, Greenlane Biogas.
While Hunter Powell has successfully co-invested with Private Equity firms on three prior occasions, this is the first time they have gone it alone as a PE investor in their own right.
The multi-million dollar company is a leading developer and supplier of technology for upgrading biogas to renewable biomethane. An environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuels, such as petrol or diesel, it can be used in natural gas pipelines to power industrial plants, for domestic cooking, and as fuel for vehicles. More>>
ABC Member Harvest Power and Digester.com discuss Orlando Plant
Harvest Power's Energy Garden in Central Florida co-digests 120,000 tons per year of commercial food waste and biosolids from local theme parks and businesses. The facility produces 3.2 MW of electricity -- enough to power 2,000 Floridian homes -- and 3,200 metric tons per year of granular fertilizer for application on local agriculture. The facility is co-located next to a 20 mgd wastewater treatment facility More>>
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ABC Federal LRA meeting
A meeting of the American Biogas Council's Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee focusing on FEDERAL activities. More>>
ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for March 2014 will be taking place on March 17, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>
ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for April 2014 will be taking place on April 21, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>