Black Bear Environmental Assets – Project Development
Developing Alternative Solutions for the Environment
About the Company:
Black Bear is an environmental asset advisory firm located in Manchester, Vermont. The company provides research, consulting, and project development for environmentally sustainable assets. They believe innovations in technology, conservation, and finance hold the promise of identifying and funding solutions to one of the most important environmental issues of our time.
About the Solution:
Environmental assets now encompass the entire spectrum of traditional asset classes from venture capital, to private and public equity, to fixed income. Black Bear provides research and development of investments with positive environmental and financial returns.
Black Bear provides environmental asset development, research, and advisory services in the following areas:
Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators
Anaerobic Digester Associated Technology:
NOTE: There are several technology types that are used as part of an integrated manure management system that includes an anaerobic digester and are not applicable to manure management in other cases. The impact of these technologies on the critical indicators are represented as those of an entire anaerobic digester system.
- Long usable life and can be run reliably
- Creates energy and generates environmental credits
- Requires proper preparation of the feedstock
- Requires other technologies for energy utilization
- Requires other technologies for digestate handling
- Proper feeding & system monitoring is required to avoid system downtime
- Proven technology for odor control, GHG reduction and pathogen reduction
Black Bear Environmental Assets has recently been added to the Newtrient catalog. Newtrient will continue to work with Black Bear Environmental Assets to further refine the cost and performance information on their solution. Newtrient will update this entry as more information becomes available and as new commercial dairy installations come online.
1. OPERATIONAL HISTORY