Burnham – RNG Provider
Empowering the Future for America's Heartland
About the Company:
Burnham is a wastewater and agricultural waste to RNG provider that strives to create a world of carbon-free opportunities to empower the economic and environmental sustainability of America’s heartland.
Burnham is focusing on efforts to turn waste into valuable farming resources within the dairy and food production industries. Burnham manages and reuses farm waste and wastewater and transforms it into clean natural gas and high-value soil additives that enhance sustainability and profitability.
Led by professionals with decades of bioenergy experience, Burnham combines entrepreneurial innovation and flexibility with a commitment to operational excellence. The company is tightly aligned with Sustainable Energy Ventures, a major developer of RNG projects across the Pacific Northwest.
About the Solution:
Transforming agricultural waste into energy and opportunity. Burnham are change agents focusing on turning wastewater and agricultural waste into a strategic asset. From removing and recycling waste to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, they’re innovating to help the agricultural industry be more sustainable and profitable.
Burnham works with their partners to accomplish the following goals:
Burnham RNG is a bioenergy partner in it for the long haul; building, financing, owning, and operating all projects.
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
Burnham has recently been added to the Newtrient catalog. Newtrient will continue to work with Burnham to further refine the cost and performance information on their solutions. Newtrient will update this entry as more information becomes available and as new commercial dairy installations come online.
1. OPERATIONAL HISTORY