Santhia Biogas Project in Italy Receives Construction Completion Certification

Zenviro Tech US Inc. and Entsorga Italia S.p.A. collaborate on first FORSU to Biogas Project

Crystal Lake, IL – January 25, 2021

“We are excited to announce that our partner Entsorga has received a completion certificate for their FORSU to biogas facility located in Santhia Italy. This is our first project together, utilizing Entsorga’s state of the art mechanical and biological treatment technology, combined with our anaerobic digestion technology stated Christopher Maloney, Vice President & Global Head of Zenviro Tech’s Renewables business. The client, Iren S.p.A., is one of Italy’s major public utility companies and already has plans for further expansion at the facility to double biogas production of the first unit. We are confident that the Santhià plant will become a strong global reference for the industry.”

“The plant, expected to start-up in May of this year, will process approximately 40,000 tons of kitchen waste” stated Pier Cella Mazzariol, Managing Director of Entsorga S.p.A. “It will produce close to 600 m3/h of biogas which will be upgraded to 300 m3/h of biomethane and injected into a nearby gas pipeline. The Santhia plant, which will receive substantial “green certificates”, incorporates state of the art technologies and automation, the highest health and safety standards and is well suited to the valorization of kitchen waste and maximizing biogas production.”

The sorted residues, mainly plastics, will be turned into Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF), while the digestate will be converted into high quality compost through our patented Hebiot process, ensuring complete circularity, with no residues going to a landfill. We are particularly pleased with the short construction schedule, only 12 months” continued Mazzariol, “which is remarkable given that we completed the project during a global pandemic.” 

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