Biogas Energy, Inc. – Complete Mix Digester

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Biogas Energy, Inc. – Complete Mix Digester

Biogas Energy provides anaerobic digestion design, construction and project management services to generate clean, renewable energy and fuel.

Company Description:

Biogas Energy’s AD professionals have been building digesters in the USA and Europe for 20 years! High efficiency, high output AD technology that’s customized to the project’s needs. With thousands of complete mix digesters in operation today, you can be confident in technology performance. Whether you’re dealing with manure, food waste, ag waste or just about any other organic waste material, Biogas Energy says they wrote the book on how to make biogas!

Technology Description:

Complete mix mesophilic digesters are the most widely deployed AD technology in the world. While there are perhaps a dozen projects operating in the US (the Biogas Energy team built six of them), over five thousand are going strong in Europe. As a licensed contractor in California, Biogas Energy will build your project from start to finish.

Biogas Energy, Inc. 1501 Poplar Ave. Richmond, CA USA 815-301-3432 Visit Company Website

Technology Type

  • Anaerobic Digestion

Vendor

  • Project Developer

Product

  • Energy
  • Fiber

Problem

  • GHG
  • Odor
  • Pathogens

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Technology Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Anaerobic Digestion:

  • Long usable life and can be run reliably
  • Creates energy and generates environmental credits
  • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
  • Proven technology for odor control
  • Proven technology for GHG reduction
  • Proven technology for pathogen reduction
  • Different types of systems produce varying gas production rates
  • Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
  • Requires other technologies for energy utilization
  • Requires other technologies for digestate handling
  • Requires other technologies to prevent nitrogen loss
  • Complex systems may require expertise not available on-farm

Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

Anaerobic Digester technology:

  • Is proven technology for odor, GHG and pathogen reduction and energy production
  • Has a long usable life and can be run reliably
  • Require proper preparation of the feedstock
  • Usually requires other technologies for energy utilization
  • Usually requires other technologies for digestate handling
  • Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
  Newtrient will continue to work with Biogas Energy to further refine the cost and performance information as more information comes in with new commercial dairy installations. 

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