Burlington, Ontario, August 1, 2016 – Anaergia Inc. announced today that its South African subsidiary, Anaergia Africa Proprietary Limited, was chosen by Bio2Watt (Pty) Ltd. (Bio2Watt) to operate a commercial biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa.
Bio2Watt’s Bronkhorstspruit plant takes in agricultural and other organic waste and converts it to electricity. The plant has the capacity to generate 4.6MW of electricity, and it is connected to the power grid.
Sean Thomas, Managing Director of Bio2Watt said: “Anaergia’s unparalleled technical capabilities and international experience led to the decision to appoint this company. We are thrilled to be able to tap into this expertise, to help us achieve the highest safety and reliability standards at the Bronkhorstspruit plant”.
Dr. Andrew Benedek, CEO of Anaergia Inc., noted: "We believe that there are tremendous opportunities to convert organic waste into clean energy in Africa. We are especially pleased to be working with Bio2Watt as it pioneers the conversion of agricultural waste streams into reliable renewable energy”.
Anaergia Africa Proprietary Limited began its new role at the Bio2Watt biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit on July 18, 2016.
About Bio2Watt (Pty) Ltd.
About Bio2Watt (Pty) Ltd. is an independent power producer of green energy electricity from a variety of organic sources. It has initiated commercial large scale waste-to-energy projects in South Africa and is also currently focusing on small on-site projects to the industrial sector with the ability to produce and supply electricity directly to the existing power grid or via a direct supply to industry. In its energy generation processes, Bio2Watt uses agricultural and organic waste that typically goes into landfills, thereby assisting in the decrease of water and air pollution.
About Anaergia Inc.
Anaergia Inc. is the global technology leader in recovering value from waste for the municipal, industrial, and agriculture sectors. Through its proven portfolio of proprietary technologies, Anaergia’s integrated solutions create value for its customers in the forms of clean water, renewable energy, and quality fertilizers while reducing the cost of waste management. Anaergia’s global headquarters are located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. It operates out of fourteen regional offices as well as three manufacturing plants. Anaergia’s technologies are in use at over a thousand resource recovery facilities worldwide, reducing greenhouse gas emissions while creating new revenue sources for its clients.
SOURCE: Anaergia Inc.