IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Gate 5 Vitality Companions, Inc. (Gate 5) has been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the California Vitality Fee (CEC) to construct and reveal an revolutionary wastewater remedy and useful resource restoration system (Gate 5 System) on the Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD), Chiquita Water Reclamation Facility (Chiquita WRF) in Orange County, California. Gate 5 CEO Steve Delson notes, “We’re grateful for the assist of our revolutionary wastewater remedy and vitality restoration course of by the CEC.”
The Gate 5 System is a three-step course of that can display and flash-dry natural waste right into a biofuel, which is burned to create warmth and electrical energy. This self-sustaining and energy-positive course of transforms a wide range of waste supplies into 100% secure and usable merchandise, whereas eliminating contaminants of concern that survive conventional wastewater remedy processes. The system will sit onsite so there isn’t a want for hauling and land-spreading processed sludge. As a result of it’s a thermal course of, no methane is produced in Gate 5’s system. It produces sustainable inexperienced electrical energy from unavoidable waste and affords Gate 5 prospects a diversified income stream from sale of fresh vitality and clear ash. The corporate has utility patents in 8 nations for his or her proprietary useful resource restoration system.
Deputy Common Supervisor (SMWD), Don Bunts notes “The Gate 5 system has notable benefits over present processes as a result of it may produce a web surplus of vitality and has the potential to remodel the Chiquita WRF right into a web energy exporter.” In collaboration with SMWD, Stanford College’s Codiga Useful resource Restoration Heart, and MicroMedia Filtration, Gate 5 has assembled a staff of engineers, contractors and operators to design, construct, and function the demonstration plant at Chiquita WRF.
This 2021 CEC award comes on prime of a 2020 American-Made Water Useful resource Restoration Prize from the U.S. Division of Vitality that Stanford College obtained for his or her paper describing financial and environmental benefits of a course of that features the Gate 5 System over historically used processes. Dr. Sebastien Tilman, Government Director of Stanford’s Codiga Heart, says “We’re excited to work with Gate 5, the CEC, and our different companions to reveal the transformative potential of those applied sciences.”
MicroMedia Filtration’s President and Founder, Ken Stedman, factors out that combining the Gate 5 System with MicroMedia Filtrations’ Title 22 accepted water restoration course of leads to energy-positive useful resource restoration, economically taking the waste out of wastewater.
Gate 5 was based in 2010 when Lisa Heinz, Richard Sherman, and Clifford S. Heinz have been offered with the chance to accumulate a newly developed course of for improved administration of sewage sludge. In 2011, Steve Delson and Lynn G. Holton have been approached to judge the know-how. The group fashioned the corporate, acquired the patent, and set forth a method to implement the know-how by way of innovation. The corporate now operates out of the UCI Beall Utilized Innovation Heart.
Gate 5 is seeking to full its spherical of pre-demonstration funding and is providing enticing phrases (together with precedence return of capital and choices/warrants) for this spherical of traders. For info contact Charlene Rainey, Director of Investor Relations. [email protected].
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