Where: Mesa Arizona Northwest Municipal Wastewater Facility
Status: Awaiting pilot funding, facility use agreement.
Status update: 3/30/23
The City of Mesa has approved the pilot demonstration of the Microbial Energy Device at their Northwest Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Status Update:4/3/23 Grant application submitted to Department of Energy
Project description. The project will produce renewable natural gas using food and sewage sludge as raw materials.
Purpose: The City of Mesa Arizona has a need to reduce food in landfills. The City of Mesa has a plan to produce natural gas to fuel garbage collection vehicles. Read More
Where: Las Cruces New Mexico at the Jacob A Hands Municipal Wastewater Facility
Status: Project is in the initial planning stages, no proposal has been submitted yet.
Project description: The project plan concept is to retrofit existing anaerobic digesters to generate renewable electricity. This would be combined with an algal wastewater treatment to produce ultrapure water.
Purpose: New Mexico is keen to produce clean hydrogen. This project will provide renewable energy and ultrapure water needed to produce green hydrogen fuel Read More
Where: Kilauea Kauai County at the Kilauea Community Agricultural Center
Status: Pending funding, Board of Directors approval, Negotiating facility use agreement. Permitting scope of work submitted for review and approval to farm management.
Project description: The project will process food, sewage, and agriculture waste to produce electricity, hydrogen and fertilizers.
Purpose: The farm is interested in piloting a Microbial Energy System and plans to use the energy generated to lower operational costs and treat waste . They are looking for a zero-discharge waste treatment system that produces energy for fuels.
Where: Pearl Harbor Oahu, Hawaii
Status: Pending further discussions and decisions from HCATT. No proposal has been submitted. Discussions are in very early stages.
Project description. If discussions are successful, the project would use mixed waste (food and sewage) to produce hydrogen.
Purpose: HCATT is developing a hydrogen microgrid for the armed forces located in Hawaii. The Department of Defense has a need to decentralize power for national security.
Where: Port of New Orleans, Louisiana
Status: Negotiating MOU with GNO, Inc. & Port of New Orleans. Discussions are in the very early stages
Project description. The project will use mixed waste from a brewery with condiment food waste and sewage as raw materials to produce hydrogen for the H2thefuture initiative.
Purpose: New Orleans has a need to produce green hydrogen to provide energy for industries. The H2thefuture initiative will team GELF Energy with the University of New Orleans. GELF Energy will provide ammonia to power a tug boat being developed by UNO. The idea is to vet the tug boat to run on ammonia so cargo vessels can be built eliminating heavy oil fuels in the marine sector.