Could Waste To Energy Play A Key Role In U.S. Manufacturing?Could Waste To Energy Play A Key Role In U.S. Manufacturing?
September 8, 2015
The waste-to-energy business has been steadily growing for a decade now, but recently BMW unveiled a new innovation in the industry. The car manufacturer powered forklifts at its car manufacturing facility in South Carolina with fuel cells produced from on-site biomethane gas from a nearby landfill.
The point of the project was to demonstrate that using current technology, hydrogen of sufficient purity for use in fuel cells could be recovered from landfill gases. The Department of Energy is a big backer of the project as it offers several solutions to existing problems