Smithfield Foods Now Producing Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater

Smithfield Foods, Inc., in partnership with Duke Energy and OptimaBio, LLC, is now producing renewable natural gas (RNG) from the wastewater treatment system at its Tar Heel, NC pork processing facility, which will help power more than 2,000 local homes and businesses. The three companies are utilizing the world’s largest pork processing facility to provide…

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Turning The Tables On Biosolids

Source: Aerzen Handling biosolids produced in wastewater treatment is typically an expensive and messy proposition, but an increasing number of municipalities are tapping into its hidden energy to offset the cost and environmental impact. Aries Clean Energy recently announced it cleared all permit hurdles to build New Jersey’s first biosolids-only gasification facility, which…

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