September 21, 2010 | General

Renewable Energy Marketplace

BioCycle September 2010, Vol. 51, No. 9, p. 56
Meet the vendors showcasing their equipment and services at the 10th Annual BioCycle Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling, October 18-20, 2010 in Des Moines, Iowa. To register for the event, visit

2G – CENERGY Power Systems Technologies Inc. is a U.S. corporation jointly owned by 2G Bio-Energy Technology Corporation (2G Bio-Energietechnik AG) Germany and the U.S. management team. 2G Bio-Energietechnik AG is one of Germany’s leading manufacturers of combined heat and power (CHP) systems, with more than 1,200 biogas cogeneration plants installed. The company’s CHP power plants guarantee extreme high energy efficiency, generated from biogas, sewage gas, landfill gas, coal mine gas, natural gas, syngas and biofuels. All plants are designed and manufactured “connection-ready.”

ADI Systems Inc.
ADI Systems Inc. is a treatment technology and turnkey solutions provider for the industrial wastewater marketplace and offers a number of solutions to industry including high-strength wastewater treatment, water reuse/recycle, stillage and waste solids digestion, and energy recovery and biogas handling. ADI’s technologies are offered on a technology-package or design-build basis and include extensive start-up, commissioning, training, and aftercare support to ensure optimal performance. Bench- and pilot-scale studies are often carried out in advance of full-scale installations to confirm treatability.

AgSTAR Program
AgSTAR is an outreach program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy. The program encourages the use of biogas recovery technologies at confined animal feeding operations in order to reduce methane emissions and generate clean energy.

American Biogas Council
The American Biogas Council (ABC) was formed in April 2010 to promote the advancement of anaerobic digestion technology in the United States. ABC represents a full range of anaerobic digestion technologies and projects, including farm-based digesters, centralized facilities processing a variety of municipal and industrial organic waste streams, and existing digesters at municipal wastewater treatment plants. We are the advocate for policy changes to strengthen biogas markets and make industry investment more attractive.

Applied Technologies, Inc.
Applied Technologies, Inc. is a multidiscipline engineering firm specializing in the conversion of organic material to biogas and the utilization of biogas as a valued energy source in the public and private sectors.

BHS Energy
Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) is a leading supplier of compost and MSW processing systems and the exclusive North American distributor of the innovative Kompoferm® anaerobic digestion system for biogas extraction. Using patented BHS sorting and separation equipment, MSW waste is sized and processed into organic RDF material for use in waste-to-energy technologies. The Kompoferm® system is a unique dry fermentation process with low investment costs and high biogas yields. Production is continuous, reliable, safe and highly-automated with low operating costs and energy requirements.

BIOFerm Energy Systems
BIOFerm Energy Systems is a technology provider for dry and wet anaerobic digestion plants in North America. BIOFerm offers turnkey services including plant conception, plant design, engineering, construction and start-up for BIOFerm and Schmack biogas plants. BIOFerm is a member of the Viessmann Group, a $2 billion company that offers a comprehensive line of heating and renewable energy equipment.

BIOgroupUSA (BioBag)
BioBag is the world’s largest brand of 100% biodegradable and certified compostable bags and films made from the material, Mater-Bi. All products contain GMO-free starch, biodegradable polymer and other renewable resources. No polyethylene is used in the production process. BioBag products meet ASTM D6400 specifications and California requirements. Offerings range from commercial liners, to retail products for home, lawn and pet as well as agriculture film and films for packaging.

Bioprocess Control
Bioprocess Control is a market leader in the area of advance control technologies for the commercial biogas industry. The company’s AMPTS is quickly becoming the technology of choice for universities, private research groups and biogas operators around the world interested in understanding the true methane potential of different organic substrates.

Biorem Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Guelph, Ont., with offices in Victor, NY and Beijing, China, Biorem began as a derivative company from the University of Waterloo. Incorporated in 1991, Biorem has quickly grown as an industry leader in air pollution control. Continued investment initiatives in R&D have allowed Biorem to expand its core business from odor control to total air emissions control, tapping into rapidly growing key markets such as methane (biogas) emission management and VOCs.

Boerger, LLC
Boerger’s reliable and robust Rotary Lobe Pumps and Grinding equipment meet the high demands of the waste processing and the biogas industry utilizing many different substrates. Boerger offers many designs and options to deal with the most difficult applications. The Boerger MIP-Design is a unique advantage to minimize downtime and maintenance. It allows for quick and convenient replacement of all fluid wetted parts by your own staff without removal of pipe or drive unit components.

Cedar Grove Systems
Cedar Grove Systems is an authorized distributor of the GORE® Cover System technology, offering technical consultation, on-site services and spare parts for the western United States. W.L. Gore & Associate’s “GORE® Cover System” is centered on membrane laminate technology similar to that of its world famous GORE-TEX® fabrics. The integrated system includes GORE® Cover, on or in-floor aeration, aeration blowers, oxygen and temperature sensors, controllers, computers, software, cover handling systems, training, engineering guidance and installation support.

Chamness Technology, Inc.
Chamness Technology, Inc. takes pride in creating comprehensive environmental solutions for today’s complex world. We study, test and generate answers for your specific nonhazardous waste management and recycling needs. Chamness addresses various sustainable issues with a wide assortment of services.

Delta Instrument LLC
Delta Instrument provides on-line instrumentation and related services to the process measurement, emissions and combustion control industries. Constantly evolving technologies are allowing industrial users to measure their process with increased accuracy. Delta Instrument LLC differentiates itself from its competitors through its high levels of customer focus and ability to provide standard or customized solutions to specific measurement requirements.

Doda U.S.A., Inc.
North American partner of DODA, located in Buscoldo, Italy. Product lines include chopper pumps, agitators,
separators, biogas mixers and accessories. New Urban Organics System converts bagged garbage, organic waste streams and MSW to useable digester substrate or compostable product.

Dolan’s Green Solutions
Dolan’s Green Solutions is dedicated to bringing together innovative and environmentally responsible technologies, offering comprehensive solutions for water and solid waste management. We work with experts to research next generation solutions and bring them to market. We represent numerous synergistic products, including a line of Bio-organic Catalysts that accelerates biological reactions, such as those occurring in anaerobic digesters, through enhanced gas transfer and solubalization of FOG, and eliminates odors. We offer solutions to turn waste streams into cash flows while mitigating the problems commonly associated with these processes in a cost effective manner.

Doppstadt US
DoppstadtUS offers a full line of slow-speed shredders, high-speed grinders, trommel screens and commercial composting equipment, engineered for maximum performance in applications such as C&D debris reduction, MSW waste management, wood and green waste processing, and other highly demanding operations. Available as tracked, wheeled or stationary units, powered by diesel or electric motors, all machines are designed to fit seamlessly into any system. With very fast set-up and component swapping, easy operation and mobility, and quick maintenance with minimal downtime, Doppstadt products are very efficient and reliable. DoppstadtUS provides dependable service, support and parts fulfillment through their national network of dealers.

As a leading provider of innovative dairy manure handling equipment throughout North America, DariTech Inc. is bringing its products to the environmental field through DT-Environmental (DTE). With the Enviro-Drum, food and other organic wastes can be handled in a controlled environment. With proper mixing and aeration, the composting process can be greatly accelerated, leading to reduced land and storage requirements and lower manpower and other operating costs.

®enbasys offers the ENBAFERM High Load Hybrid Reactor, a new technology generation for biogas production. enbasys supplies all necessary steps encompassing anaerobic digestion such as substrate management (treatment), wastewater treatment and biogas conversion. enbasys delivers turnkey plants including plant design, engineering, plant supply and construction. The plants are designed in close collaboration with our customers. High value is set on excellent process stability and long-term reliability so that production reliability is guaranteed.

Energy Cube LLC
Energy Cube LLC specializes in H2S removal systems. Based in central Missouri, Energy Cube manufactures and sells BioScrub H2S removal systems that provide a cost-effective way to reduce biogas H2S content for various forms of energy recovery. Manufacturing is located in Missouri with service support in several states. Phone: (314) 558-2061.

Engineered Storage Products Company
Engineered Storage Products Company (ESPC), a division of CST Industries, Inc., manufactures a complete line of modular tanks and covers for the industrial, municipal and agricultural markets. With over 60 years experience and factory-trained dealers, ESPC has delivered thousands of glass-fused-to-steel, stainless steel and epoxy tanks around the world. ESPC has been designing and building digester tanks and covers since 1974 and now has over 180 digester tanks globally. The new line of BioEnergy Storage Solutions provides a turnkey solution that costs less, is constructed faster, lasts longer and is better quality than piecing together tanks and covers.

Entec Biogas USA
Reynolds, Inc. of Orleans, Indiana and entec biogas gmbh of Fussach, Austria, have partnered together as entec biogas USA. Offered exclusively in North America through a teaming agreement, entec biogas USA combines the benefits of proven European biogas technology with the full service capabilities of a nationally recognized construction company. We concentrate on the design of mid- and large-scale biogas plants and have significant experience with a wide range of applications: agriculture industry, food and biowaste collecting and processing companies, food production industry (solid waste/wastewater), rendering plants, distilleries, bioethanol and biodiesel producers, and municipal digester plants. Projects performed by entec biogas USA are delivered in a performance based Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) package.

Environmental Fabrics, Inc.
Environmental Fabrics, Inc. is a quality provider of turnkey geosynthetic and biogas solutions through creation, fabrication and installation of products dedicated to reducing negative ecological impact, increasing operational efficiency and promoting profitability for its customers.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is a voluntary assistance program that helps to reduce methane emissions from landfills by encouraging the recovery and beneficial use of landfill gas (LFG) as an energy resource. LFG contains methane, a potent greenhouse gas that can be captured and used to fuel power plants, manufacturing facilities, vehicles and homes. By joining LMOP, companies, state agencies, organizations, landfills and communities gain access to a vast network of industry experts and practitioners, as well as to various technical and marketing resources that can help with LFG energy project development.

Flotech Services NA
Flotech, a global company with offices in Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, Singapore and Australia, includes divisions specializing in biogas upgrading (Greenlane), compression, heat exchange (Kallt) and service (AfterCare). Greenlane’s biogas upgrading solutions use the water scrubbing process. With over 30 biomethane installations and over 20 years of experience, Greenlane’s first focus is ensuring biomethane quality, so that the biomethane produced is fully interchangeable with natural gas for either vehicle or natural gas pipeline applications. The value of the biogas is maximized by providing 98%-plus CH4 yield with the highest plant availabilities in the market. Greenlane systems have been designed to minimize operating costs, including power consumption, maintenance costs, supervision requirement for operators, and total plant consumables.

GaiaRecycle, LLC
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, GaiaRecycle, LLC provides innovative organic waste recycling and animal oil extraction solutions to U.S. industries including food service providers, food retailers, food producers and manufacturers, livestock processing plants and compost facilities. The systems process a wide variety of materials including mixed food scraps, chicken bones and liquids without causing jamming or downtime. GaiaRecycle also features an anaerobic digestion solution for producing clean, renewable energy from organic waste to process organic solids with the goal of zero-impact to landfills. GaiaRecycle utilizes patented technology developed by its affiliate company, Gaia Corporation, in Korea that has been implemented in its organic waste recycling systems and deployed in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications in over eight countries since 1992.

Geomembrane Technologies Inc (GTI)
Industrial and municipal water and wastewater facilities face many challenges with odor control, algae control, UV and debris protection, disinfection by-products (DBPs), biogas collection and heat retention issues. On-site tanks and lagoons force operators to examine efficiencies in the process, safety, budgetary costs, even urbanization. Cover systems designed and engineered by Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) provide customized cost-effective solutions for these and other issues, that can lower a plant’s overall operating costs. GTI has provided cost-effective solutions for over 200 sites in 17 countries.

GHD, Inc.
GHD, Inc., the largest on-farm anaerobic digester designer in the country, designs and installs its patented mixed plug-flow digester across the nation. GHD digesters are cost-effective and require low maintenance. By-products from the digester include odor reduction; biogas used to create electricity or natural gas; solids that are utilized as a high-quality bedding in dairy operations or as a soil amendment; heat, in the form of hot water, that farmers use to heat aspects of their operation; and an inorganic liquid that can be applied directly to crops to enhance crop yield.

Global Water and Energy
Global Water & Energy (GW&E) is an industrial wastewater treatment and organic waste-to-energy solutions provider for the North American marketplace. GW&E offers state-of-the-art technologies to assist industries, municipalities and private developers in their efforts to manage a variety of wastewaters, slurries, solid and semi-solid wastes. From some of the world’s leading anaerobic wastewater treatment and biowaste-to-energy processes, to its own biogas scrubbers, dryers and flares, to some of the world’s best aerobic treatment systems, GW&E has one of the most extensive portfolios of technologies for industrial wastewater management and renewable energy generation/utilization.

Inland Power Group
Inland Power Group provides power solutions to customers throughout the Midwest, including wastewater treatment plants, landfills, food and beverage manufacturers, and many other industries. Inland Power’s solutions include digester gas to energy systems and standby power systems. It offers solutions from leading manufacturers, including GE Jenbacher gas engines.

Iowa DNR
About 20% of materials landfilled in Iowa are organics. Iowa’s livestock and food processing industries also provide tremendous economic benefits to the state; however, managing these waste streams economically, while mitigating environmental risks, is a growing challenge. With anaerobic digester processes, manures, food and yard waste, and industrial organic waste streams can be converted to renewable energy and valuable byproducts. Iowa DNR views these challenges as opportunities for building our economy and protecting our environment via appropriate resource management.

Komptech USA Inc.
KOMPTECH is a leading international supplier of technology, machines, and systems for the mechanical and biological treatment of solid waste and biomass.

Kuhn North America, Inc.
Kuhn North America manufactures Kuhn Knight-brand mixers that offer versatile solutions to the growing demand for mixing biosolids and organic compost, and spreaders for the land application of biosolids and composted materials. The complete lines of Kuhn Knight Mixers and Spreaders include: Reel 4-Auger and Vertical Mixers, as well as both side-discharge and rear-discharge spreaders. These products are built to be very durable for the demanding needs of commercial, industrial and municipal customers. Many of the mixers are offered in tow, truck and stationary models; spreaders are offered in tow or truck models.

Martin Machinery 606-458-7000
Martin Machinery is an established domestic supplier of biogas CHP units. The company offers a wide range of production capacities to meet diverse agricultural, industrial and municipal applications.

Midwest Laboratories
Midwest Laboratories provides quality/affordable analysis using only approved methods. Clients receive accurate analysis, access to sampling supplies and results via email, fax, mail and online. Custom test package pricing is available.

Novamont S.p.A.
Novamont is one of the world’s leading producers of certified biodegradable resins. Since 1989 its family of Mater-Bi resins have been used worldwide to produce compostable products like bags, liners and food service ware that are essential for the effective separation, collection and composting of organic waste. Novamont focuses on the lifecycle benefits of organics diversion, promoting sustainable development through innovation.

OWS, Inc.
Come learn about successful anaerobic digestion of high solids manures, crop residuals and food waste using DRANCO and DRANCO Farm technology. The reliable, proprietary system eliminates internal mixing, increases biogas yields and provides feedstock flexibility for farms, agricultural commodity processers, meat and food processors and municipalities. OWS also provides internationally accredited laboratory services to determine biogas production potential, biodegradability and compostability.

Ro-Flo Compressors, LLC
Ro-Flo Compressors, LLC supplies high quality rotary vane compressors to the renewable energy industry. The design of the Ro-Flo enables the compression of acid and sour gas with ease. These rugged machines are well suited to handle the variations in flow and gas quality typical of diverse biogas generation systems. With flows ranging from 2 scfm to 2,500 scfm, Ro-Flo compressors have been selected in a wide range of project types and sizes, including landfill gas, wastewater digesters and agribio gas systems.

Ros Roca envirotec SL
Ros Roca envirotec is a leading company in the sector and is growing continuously, with 25 years’ experience and international presence. The company has developed a pneumatic collection system, and is a supplier of waste treatment technologies, including Material Recovery Facilities, composting plants, anaerobic digestion plants, biogas upgrading, MBT treatment, transfer stations, slurry treatment, biogas plants for agro-industrial waste and biomass plants. Ros Roca envirotec belongs to Ros Roca Environment which, with almost 60 years’ experience and an extensive international track record, brings together leading waste collection and transport companies from different countries in the world.

Roto Mix LLC
ROTO MIX LLC manufactures three different and unique types of compost mixers, in a range of sizes to handle any job, large or small. A vertical line and two horizontal lines of mixers are available, depending on the customers’ needs. They come in truck, trailer or stationary models. Accessories include electronic scales, conveyors, stainless steel liners and shells. ROTO MIX also has a complete line of unique compost spreaders, with vertical beaters, in truck or trailer models.

Transform Compost

Systems Ltd.
Transform Compost Systems provides the Supreme EnviroProcessor for preparing organic waste for composting or anaerobic digestion. The EnviroProcessor blends, debags and size reduces green waste and food waste before digestion or composting. Transform also provides design and equipment for cost-effective composting of digestate or other organic waste, including covered aerated systems, aerated bunker systems and agitated bed systems. Transform is also presenting a new flow through aerated windrow composting process for faster, more efficient composting.

Unison Solutions, Inc.
Unison Solutions, Inc., founded in 2000, is an industry leader in biogas conditioning and distributed generation. Unison systems have been installed around the world at landfills, wastewater treatment facilities, dairies and food processing plants. Unison has manufactured gas treatment and compression packages in sizes that range from 20 scfm up to 8,000 scfm. To date, Unison has provided 90 gas treatment and compression systems to the biogas marketplace. The company is uniquely positioned to provide all facets of a renewable energy project including engineering and design, equipment fabrication, installation and ongoing maintenance support.

US Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 7 includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations. Region 7, a sponsor of BioCycle’s 10th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling, works closely with its partners including state agencies, Indian Tribes, local governments, universities and citizen groups to solve municipal solid waste generation and management problems. Renewable energy initiatives include Repowering America, working with water and wastewater utilities to develop energy management plans, and sustainable community pilot projects that include reducing energy costs.

US Composting Council
The US Composting Council is the national organization dedicated to the development and expansion of the composting and organics recycling industry. The USCC achieves this mission by supporting and performing research, promoting best management practices, establishing standards, educating professionals and the public about the benefits of composting and compost utilization, enhancing compost product quality, and developing markets for compost products. The USCC Annual Conference is scheduled for January 23-26, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, California.

WesTech Engineering
Founded in 1972, WesTech supplies process equipment for water, wastewater and industrial applications. From screening and headworks to tertiary treatment, from petrochemical process to water reclamation and drinking water, from small communities to large cities and factories, WesTech offers standard and custom process solutions for efficient solids-liquid separation. WesTech has grown to become one of the major suppliers in the process equipment industry today. Thousands of WesTech installations are working around the clock in the United States and around the world.

Yield Energy Inc.
Yield Energy Inc. offers biogas plant development services including design, construction and operations. It specializes in preprocessing and conditioning systems able to deal with highly contaminated food waste feedstocks, removing 99 percent of the physical contaminants in any feedstock. Yield also offers a range of biogas optimization services to the biogas plant operator community under the name of Dr. Digester Scientific Services. These services include feedstock and in-situ digestate analysis, anaerobic digestion simulation studies, customized trace element and micronutrient supplements, operational analysis and recommendations and extensive feedstock management services.

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