The American Biogas Council has awarded Upper Edge client, CH4 Biogas, a Project of the Year Award. CH4 builds high tech anaerobic digesters that divert waste from landfills and create green energy. Upper Edge has worked with CH4 to pass legislation regarding this and other digesters and to find funding to support this project as well as Genesee Biogas a full scale digester set to be built in Batavia in the near future.
In a press release, ABC noted that Cornell University named Synergy Biogas “the most efficient digester in NY”.
We are proud to work with CH4 to bring high-tech anaerobic digesters to New York State. CH4’s technology processes organic and farm waste and creates green energy. By both diverting waste from landfills and untreated manure from farm fields the process protects our land and watersheds. By producing local, green energy, CH4 is contributing to the State’s goal of 50% renewables by 2030.
From the ABC press release:
Synergy Biogas | Covington, NY
In 2011, CH4 Biogas built a 400 ton/day mixed waste biogas facility at Synergy Dairy in New York. The facility digests manure from about 2,000 milking cows with food-grade organic waste. Biogas from the digester fuels a 1426 kWh generator. In addition, the facility produces about 16,000 yd3/yr bedding for the dairy, 30 million gallons liquid fertilizer for land application and 8000 tons CO2 emission reduction credits. The project was originally built as a full-scale demonstration project meant to showcase advanced European AD technology that maximizes energy output. Facility performance was evaluated by Cornell University which found it to be the most efficient digester in NY.
Congratulations to Lauren, Paul and the whole team at CH4! We are proud to be a part of this work that is bringing environmental solutions to the problems of waste disposal and energy generation in New York.