Guild Associates Inc. – Biogas and Digester Gas Upgrading
About the Company:
Guild is a collection of top scientists, engineers, and production personnel able to field difficult problems and deliver product on time and budget. Working in an organic, team environment, Guild brings to bear years of experience in technology innovation, system integration and product delivery.
Innovation: Guild’s history in innovation stems from its founding in 1981 on with DESAT grant (precursor to the SBIR Program). Since then, Guild has successfully delivered on 17 Phase I and 7 Phase II SBIRs many of which have progressed into commercial offerings.
Integration: One of Guild’s core competencies includes adapting available technology into complicated engineered systems. Guild has extensive experience transitioning research into product and managing subcontractors to increase speed to market and technical expertise.
Delivery: Guild takes delivery challenges seriously. Guild has an impressive record of delivering projects and products on time and on budget.
About the Solution:
The Guild Associates approach is to use the Molecular Gate advantage in a single step process. The process flow is simple: They compress the gas to 100 psig, remove the bulk of the moisture using a cooling process, reheating the resulting gas with waste heat from the compressor, remove moisture, CO2, siloxanes, H2S and VOCs in a Molecular Gate Pressure Swing Adsorption system and deliver the resulting product gas to the local grid at 90 psig.
This simple-to-operate technology has been installed at wastewater treatment plants and commercial digesters. The technology offers the benefits of:
This is Biogas Upgrading Made Easy!
Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators
Consultants, Developers & Service Providers:
- Can be an integral part of a project team
- Generally used to provide specific expertise or to reduce the responsibility or risk
- Most projects have at least some Consultants, Developers and Service Providers
- Consultants are generally hired to oversee or advise in a specific area of expertise
- Developers usually are responsible for the entire project
- Service Providers typically provide services in a particular area of expertise
- No Consultant, Developer or Service Provider can make a bad project successful
Guild Associates has recently been added to the Newtrient catalog. Newtrient will continue to work with Guild Associates 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