HOUSTON, June 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synthica Energy, LLC announced the development of a new anaerobic digestion facility in Houston, Texas. The facility will focus on converting organic by-products from food, beverage and biofuel producers into renewable natural gas (RNG), reducing the organic material that currently takes up space in landfills and other outlets. unsustainable sales.
Synthica’s facility is being developed at an industrial site along the shipping channel east of Houston to ensure easy access for area manufacturers. The project is expected to be completed in late 2024 and will use Synthica’s “Urban Friendly Digestion” technology, a sustainable method of creating RNG. The facility will produce approximately 350,000 MMBTU of carbon negative RNG per year, removing tens of thousands of tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere and helping local gas consumers achieve aggressive ESG goals. Analysts have estimated that US demand for RNG will increase 45 times over the next two decades.
“We are delighted to welcome Synthica Energy to Houston,” said Susan Davenport, director of economic development for the Greater Houston Partnership. “The company’s new facility in Houston reinforces our region’s position as a global leader in the critical effort to create an energy-rich, low-carbon future. and a strong supply of industrial by-products and organic waste. This new plant comes at an exciting time for Houston as we continue to attract and grow companies that create affordable, reliable, low-emission energy resources.
“Houston has been a major target market for Synthica and we are excited to see our plans to scale our model come to fruition,” said Sam Schutte, CEO of Synthica. “Synthetica Houston will divert approximately 300,000 tons of organic waste annually from unsustainable outlets, providing businesses in the region that want to make their operations more environmentally friendly a sustainable choice.
About Synthica Energy
Synthica Energy is an anaerobic digestion and renewable natural gas (RNG) development company focused on building organics-to-energy facilities in underserved markets. The company is building the state’s largest organics-to-energy facility in the state of Ohio, based in the Cincinnati area, as well as an announced facility in the heart of Kentucky’s bourbon country at Lebanon Junction, KY. To learn more, visit https://synthica.com
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