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Energy for circular economy

Hydrothermal Carbonization Industrial Plants

Ingelia’s plants turn organic waste, sludge, digestate, green and food waste into hydrochar, with lower operating expenses (OPEX) than competing technologies. Plants are modular and scaled up by adding reactors.


Turning biowaste into biomaterials using HTC technology

Sustainable technology contributing to a circular economy. Process speed: HTC process takes place in just 8 hours. Reduced Plant OPEX and CAPEX. Opportunities to develop new biomaterials from HTC products. Modular technology adapted to the quantity of waste available.

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The need

Organic waste is usually composted or digested, these processes imply high operating expenses (opex) and the compost produced does not comply with EU specifications in most cases. There is a need of new processes to deal with organic waste products.

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The solution

Ingelia’s hydrothermal carbonisation (HTC) plants are able to treat organic waste and turn it into hydrochar, reducing opex and greenhouse gas emissions. Organic waste is transformed into hydrochar for further applications in the bioeconomy. Ingelia provides HTC technology (engineering and equipment) to waste managers, municipalities and food and drink industries.

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The value proposition

• Advanced, developed technology to valorise organic waste.
• Automatised process, easy operation, odour free and low operating costs.
• Flexibility to operate and maintain plants.
• Reduction of waste transport.

Technological Transformation

In 2007, the company developed Hydrothermal Carbonisation (HTC) process which transforms any type of wet biomass streams into high value biocoal and liquid fertiliser. Thanks to the technology developed, Ingelia is now positioned as leader in its sector in both, technological and market development

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