Anaergia chosen to operate biogas plant in South Africa

By Anaergia Inc. | August 02, 2016

Anaergia Inc. recently announced that its South African subsidiary, Anaergia Africa Proprietary Ltd., was chosen by Bio2Watt (Pty) Ltd. to operate a commercial biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. 

Bio2Watt’s Bronkhorstspruit plant takes in agricultural and other organic waste and converts it to electricity.  The plant has the capacity to generate 4.6 MW of electricity, and it is connected to the power grid.

Sean Thomas, managing director of Bio2Watt, said, “Anaergia’s unparalleled technical capabilities and international experience led to the decision to appoint this company. We are thrilled to be able to tap into this expertise, to help us achieve the highest safety and reliability standards at the Bronkhorstspruit plant.”

Andrew Benedek, CEO of Anaergia, noted, "We believe that there are tremendous opportunities to convert organic waste into clean energy in Africa.  We are especially pleased to be working with Bio2Watt as it pioneers the conversion of agricultural waste streams into reliable renewable energy.”

Anaergia Africa Proprietary Ltd. began its new role at the Bio2Watt biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit on July 18.