Thermal wastewater extraction takes center stage at April agribusiness forum – BG Independent News


The CIFT Agribusiness Forum will explore the economics and impact of extracting thermal wastewater, including that for food production Thursday, April 21, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The forum will be available in person, with a limit of 20 attendees, at Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen, 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green or virtually.

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Learn about thermal wastewater recovery with Lynn Mueller, inventor and CEO of Sharc Energy Systems, and Saul Kinter, business development program manager at DC Water, which provides drinking water, wastewater collection and treatment. wastewater for Washington, DC and its metropolitan area.

New technologies allow wastewater to be a major and cost-effective source of renewable energy. Today, extracting energy from wastewater is used in Europe, Canada and a few places in the United States to reduce heating and cooling operating costs by up to 80% and reduce emissions. of carbon in an equal amount.

In 2021, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) published its evaluation of a Sharc wastewater reclamation system. A Sharc system provides DC Water’s new 151,300 square foot headquarters building with the energy source for a combination of heating, cooling and water heating.

Melvin B. Baillie