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BIOFUELS: CONVERTING YOUR WASTEWATER INTO A REVENUE STREAM

Considering a biogas solution for your wastewater and manure issues?

The men and women who served during WW2 are historically recognized as America’s greatest generation. Lattice Energy Solution also believes that our agricultural producers are generational heroes year in and year out by feeding our country and many countries around the world. The 1% feed the 99% and we’re thankful for our agricultural producers!

Biogas digesters are transforming the agricultural industry by creating exciting new farm revenue opportunities and delivering vital benefits for the environment. But, taking a digester project from concept to cash flow means navigating dozens of critical decisions – from securing the right development partner to selecting the right technology. With a CEI advisor on your side, you’ll eliminate the guesswork and maximize the value of your digester project.

Lattice Energy Solutions and Custom Energy work together on behalf of our agricultural producers. Our consultants and advisors share more than 200 years of combined experience in power generation, energy-efficiency technology, construction project management, energy consulting, government incentives, and regulatory understanding.  We are your advocate and make it our number one priority to ensure your wastewater and biowaste projects are successful – starting with helping to secure the right development partner to meet your goals.

Why Treat Manure?

Manure from animals is a very wet, bulky material, containing as much as 90% water. Of the 10% that is dry matter, much of it is carbon. The manure handling system can impact the characteristics of the animal waste stream. Water-based waste management systems may have a liquid stream with greater than 98% moisture while manure scraped from open lots can contain a very high percentage of soil. As a result, the plant nutrient content of the manure is a very small portion of the weight/volume. Hauling nutrients to cropland in the form of manure can get very expensive compared to hauling the same amount of nitrogen or phosphorus in the form of commercial fertilizer.

Correcting the imbalance in manure nutrient distribution will involve finding ways to economically move excess nutrients off the livestock or poultry farm. Many alternatives to land application of raw manure are being examined. Many of these “manure treatment technologies” have been used in one form or another for many years, while others are recent solutions. Often, technologies are used in combination to create a system that can be tailored to the species, management of the farm, climate, or other factors. Technology that may be very successful on one farm may not be appropriate for another.

Manure Treatment Technology is Not “One Size Fits All”

Treatment technologies are generally selected to meet specific treatment goals on the farm. These treatment goals include nutrient reduction (primarily nitrogen and phosphorus), odor reduction, volume reduction, energy recovery, and adding value to the manure. Manure treatment technologies are often linked together to address several challenges faced by animal producers such as excessive nutrient on farm, manure runoff and odor. There may be additional benefits to manure treatment technologies beyond the primary treatment goals such as the reduction of emissions of particulate matter or greenhouse gases.

Manure digester and micro-turbine for electricity generation.

Swine production facility with anaerobic lagoon, adjacent
cropland is used for waste utilization.

Manure Treatment Goals and Potential Treatment Technologies

Nitrogen Reduction

Phosphorus Reduction

Odor Reduction

Energy Recovery

Adding Value to Manure

• Aerobic Treatment


• Vegetative Treatment Systems

• Manure Additives


• Vegetative Treatment Systems

• Solids Separation


• Manure Additives


• Aerobic Treatment


• Covers


• Anaerobic Digestion

• Anaerobic Digestion


• Thermal Technologies (Gasification, Combustion, Pyrolysis)


• Agronomic & Environmental Uses of Biochar

• Composting


• Vermicomposting

Custom Energy Inc helps America’s best farms take on one of their greatest opportunities.

Biogas digesters are transforming the agricultural industry by creating exciting new farm revenue opportunities and delivering vital benefits for the environment. But, taking a digester project from concept to cash flow means navigating dozens of critical decisions – from securing the right development partner to selecting the right technology. With a CEI advisor on your side, you’ll eliminate the guesswork and maximize the value of your digester project.

Clarke Energy specializes in gas engine power stations and combined heat and power technology. We are expanding this offering to incorporate additional and complimentary renewable energy generation and storage technologies as hybrids or microgrids. We are also able to offer biogas upgrading solutions for gas grid injection.

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COMBINED POWER & HEAT CASE STUDIES (CHP)

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DAIRY SOLUTIONS

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MUNICIPAL & COMMERCIAL CASE STUDIES

Connect with Lattice to empower your next project: Agriculture, Commercial, Industrial, and/or Municipality.

WASTE TO ENERGY SOLUTIONS CASE STUDIES

Wastewater generated from households, industries, agricultural activities and commercial institutions contains physical, chemical and biological pollutants.

C-PACE FUNDING FOR ENERGY PROJECTS

Commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) is a tool that can finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on commercial property.