24 Apr '11, 4pm

Dallas Hops on the Sewage-to-Biogas Bandwagon

Dallas Hops on the Sewage-to-Biogas Bandwagon

Aside from offsetting local electricity use, sewage biogas can also be marketed commercially to the grid. Ameresco , the same company that built Dallas’s biogas operation, is also behind the first commercial sewage-to-biogas project in the U.S. , which is located in San Antonio, Texas. This could be just the tip of a very big iceberg, as researchers from Newcastle University in the U.K. have crunched the numbers in terms of producing liquid biofuel from sewage in the U.S., and they’ve come up with a startling energy equivalency of about 12.5 trillion gallons annually. In any case, between Dallas and San Antonio it looks like Texas is hot on the trail of yet another renewable energy trend

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/04/24/dallas-hops-on-the-se...

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