Commercial Facility to Manufacture Renewable, Low Carbon Solid Fuel
Rutland, VT /PRNewswire/ - Accordant Energy, LLC, an innovative leader in the field of waste-derived engineered fuels, announced today its licensee — RePower South, LLC — has begun construction of its first Advanced Recycling and recovery facility, which will utilize Accordant's patented ReEngineered Feedstock technology.
Located in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, RePower South (RPS) will develop the Berkeley County Recycling and Recovery Facility using Accordant's patented technologies to process 50 tons per hour of mixed municipal solid waste, recovering recyclable materials for sale in commodities markets, and producing a renewable solid fuel — ReEngineered Feedstock — from non-recyclables. Recovered commodities from the plant will include aluminum, scrap metal, OCC, mixed paper, PET, and HDPE, significantly improving recycling penetration in the plant's service area.
Market demand for low carbon, renewable solid fuels is expanding as both large and small businesses seek cleaner forms of energy for manufacturing processes and electricity generation. ReEngineered Feedstock meets these needs through competitive attributes:
Paula A. Calabrese — Senior Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer of Accordant — commented, "The RPS team has decades of experience in the recycling, solid waste, energy, finance, and construction industries, having built, owned, and operated multiple recycling and solid waste companies. We are confident this first commercial facility utilizing the Accordant technology will improve recycling performance and landfill diversion while providing a renewable solid fuel for cement kilns and utility and industrial boilers."
Accordant Energy, LLC
Accordant Energy, LLC is an emerging clean technology company creating economic and environmental value by diverting municipal solid waste from landfills and delivering a unique renewable solid fuel technology to the global market. Accordant licenses a patented technology to recover high-value recyclables and organic matter from the mixed municipal waste stream and converts the remaining material, which to date has been disposed of in landfills, in an engineered fuel, marketed under the tradename ReEngineered Feedstock. This fuel is specially designed to be co-fired with coal and biomass in power generation facilities, cement kilns and industrial boilers. Accordant Energy is developing ReEngineered Feedstock manufacturing facilities and working with a network of licensees to deploy its technologies. http://www.accordantenergy.com
RePower South, LLC
RePower South is an Advanced Recycling, recovery and renewable energy company, helping transform our communities toward a sustainable waste and energy future. We recover recyclable materials from the waste stream typically landfilled and further extract non-recyclable fibers and polymers to manufacture a low carbon, renewable fuel to replace coal. RePower South holds an exclusive license from Accordant Energy, LLC for the development, manufacture and sale of ReEngineered Feedstock, an EPA determined non-hazardous secondary material. RePower South increases community recycling, diversion from landfill and use of clean energy. http://www.repowersouth.com.
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