The Organics Group wins funding for its green ammonia and hydrogen recovery demonstration facility as part of Ofwat’s Innovation in Water Challenge CompetitionOfwat the water regulator for England and Wales, has awarded funding to an Organics demonstration project in the first Innovation in Water ChallengeCompetition.
The £250,000 fund will contribute towards a demonstration facility using the Organics Groups proprietary thermal ammonia recovery system. A first for the industry,the project will recover ammonia in wastewater and directly convert it into a green hydrogen fuel.
Northumbrian Water will lead the work partnering with the Organics Group, Anglian Water, Cranfield University, Warwick University,and the Wood Group.
Dr Robert Eden, Managing Director of the Organics Group commented,“We are delighted to be part of the winning Northumbrian Water team. This project builds constructively on 25 years of extensive experience that Organics haswith ammonia recovery systems. The technology is designed to provide water companies with a cost-effective alternative to conventionaldenitrification systems, and willgenerateopportunities, not onlyfor green fuel revenues but also for enhanceddecarbonisation of the water sector.
”The £200 million Innovation Fund aims to grow the water sector’s capacity to innovate, enabling it to meet the evolving needs of customers, society, and the environment. of customers, society, and the environment.
Notes for editors
Run by Ofwat and Nesta Challenges, and supported by Arup and Isle Utilities, the Innovation in Water Challenge was the first competition this year under Ofwat’s £200 million Innovation Fund.
To find out more about the IWC and the winning entries, including the full list of project partners, visit: https://waterinnovation.challenges.org/
About the Organics Group
The Organics Group is a global green-tech group providing turnkey solutions for renewable energy, wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion, ammonia recovery, recycling and low carbon fuel solutions.
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