French water group Suez and the wastewater authority of the Paris region have hosted an event to mark successful progress with a process to convert sewage into a liquid biofuel that can be used in vehicles or for other purposes as an alternative to fossil fuels.
Progress with the BioGNVAL industrial demonstration project was revealed by Suez CEO Jean-Louis Chaussade and SIAAP president Belaïde Bedreddine at the Valenton wastewater treatment plant, an 800,000m3/day plant treated the wastewater from almost nine million inhabitants of the greater Paris region. The companies participating in the project, ENGIE, IVECO, Cryo Pur and Thermoking, attended the event also.
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- France, resource recovery, water and energy