Anaerobic digestion facilities considered for B.C. communities to produce biogas
May 27, 2021 By Canadian Biomass Magazine
Plans are being discussed for the construction of anaerobic digestion facilities in either of the Okanagan region’s Kelowna or Peachland communities to function as a means of breaking down biosolids for use as fertilizers or biogas.
Such facilities provide a solution to the amount of leftover material from sewage treatment plants. The cost to build an anaerobic digestive facility is about $100 million. Bacteria is used to break down biosolids during the digestive process.
Biogas that would be produced at such a facility could be upgraded and sold to utilities such as FortisBC.
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