Anaerobic Digestion Contact List

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Anaerobic Digestion Designers/Developers - Ontario


Contact: Richard St. Jean, P.Eng.
900 Maple Grove Rd., Unit 10
Campbridge, ON N3H 4R7
Tel: 519-650-7127
Fax: 650-653-6554

Recent Projects:

  • AMMTO manure technology assessment
  • AD Feasibility Study, Bruce Energy Centre
  • Mobile AD Research Trailer for Agriculture Canada
  • AD system for 250 head dairy farm
  • Reports on centralized digester feasibility and regulatory framework for OMAFRA

American Biogas

Glass-Pac Canada
Contact: Doug Snyder
5 Bast Place
St. Jacobs, ON N0B 2N0
Tel: 519-664-2277
Fax: 519-664-3003

Recent Projects:

  • Suring Digester (2006) - Suring Wisconsin. Designed and installed Anaerobic Digester/Control/CHP Unit on 900 cow dairy for the purpose of generating 230 kw electricity
  • Craves Brothers Farms (2007) - Waterloo Wisconsin. Designed and installed Anaerobic Digester/Control/CHP Unit on 800 cow dairy for the purpose of generating 230 kw of electricity as well as providing hot water for use in on-farm cheese factory

Anaergia Inc.

Contact: Kurt Rohmann
5338 John Lucas Dr.
Burlington, ON L7L 6A6
Tel: (905) 766-3333

Recent Projects:

  • City of San Jose Water Pollution Control Plant – 1.4MW biogas power generation using a fuel cell
  • Inland Empire, California – 2.8MW biogas power Generation using a fuel cell
  • Szarvas Gallicoop, Hungary – 4.2MW anaerobic digestion with combined heat and power project. Converting wastewater treatment plant sludge, industrial food & beverage wastewater, manure and energy crops into renewable electricity.
  • Glenfarg Scotland – 800kW anaerobic digestion with combined heat and power project that converts the organics from municipal solid waste and food waste into renewable electricity
  • Fair Oaks Indiana – 1,200 MMBTU renewable natural gas from biogas project. Biogas is upgraded to be fed into a natural gas distribution line and to a Vehicle Fueling Station.

Angus Power

Contact: John R Hawkes
1127 Leslie St.
Toronto, ON M3C2J6
Tel: 416-443-8363

Recent Projects:

  • Anaerobic Landfill gas collection and distribution and power gen engineering Halton and Brantford
  • Aerobic Digestion system for Saudi Ministry
  • Digester gas distribution system for Hamilton sewage treatment
  • Feasibility study and overall system engineering for 60,000 ton digester and CHP facility
  • Offer design, build, operate  for AD or pyrolysis systems

Bio-En Power Inc.

Contact: Earl Brubacher
4 Arthur St. North
Elmira, ON
Tel: 519-669-5171 ext. 240
Fax: 519-669-5982

Recent Projects:

  • Design and build biogas systems
  • Extensive agricultural and food construction background

Biogas Ontario

Contact: Ariel Bautista
714—169 Lees Ave.
Ottawa, ON
Tel: 613-868-4769

Recent Projects:

  • Independent biogas partners
  • Co-develop under partnership model
  • Feasibility, permits, training, financing
  • Profitable project management and development

Boere Custom Irrigation/SUMA America

Contact: Frank Boere
1629 Cuddy Drive, RR 3
Kerwood, ON N0M 2B0
Tel: 519-878-9450
Office: 519-878-9450

Recent Projects:

  • Supplied mixers for two farm-scale digesters at dairy farms - 180 kW and 100 kW - St. Eugene ON
  • Supplied mixers for anaerobic digesters at WWTP of City of Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
  • Supplied PTO driven back up mixer for farm digester at Komoka, ON

Cameron Instruments Inc.

Contact: Nick Grayson
173 Woolwich St., Unit 103
Guelph, ON, N1H 3V4
Tel: 519-824-7111
Fax: 519-824-7380
Toll Free: 1-888-863-8010

Recent Projects:

  • Supply fixed and portable gas leak detection/measurement instruments designed for biogas applications
  • Personal Gas detection monitors ideal for Confined Space Entry scenarios
  • Service, repair and calibration of products supplied

CCI BioEnergy

Contact: Kevin Matthews
390 Davis Drive, Suite 301
Newmarket, ON
Tel: 905-830-1160
Fax: 905-830-0416

Recent Projects:

  • City of Toronto Source Separated Organics Pilot AD Facility
  • City of Toronto Disco Road Source Separated Organics AD Facility

Canadian Soil & Climate Protection Corporation

Contact: R. Okoli PhD, P.Eng.
Box 460, 2091 Hwy. 21
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Y9

Recent Projects:

  • Feasibility study for a 10MW centralized biogas plant at Bruce ECO Industrial Park, Tiverton, and prepared for Bruce ECO Landbank Ltd., Kincardine.
  • Excel-based AD system analytical model

CCS Biogas

Contact: Chris Ferguson
180 Fallis Line
Millbrook, ON L0A 1G0
Tel: 705-932-5144

Recent Projects:

  • 100 kWe On-Farm Biogas Plant
  • Permitting , Planning, FeedStock , FIT Contracts etc.
  • Biogas Plant Design & Engineering
  • Biogas Plant Construction
  • CHP supply and on going maintenance
  • Biogas Plant Commissioning
  • Biogas Plant Support Laboratory
  • Biogas Plant Monitoring and Maintenance

CH Four Biogas (formerly Genesys Biogas Canada)

Contact: Benjamin Strehler
1390 Prince of Wales Drive, Suite 107
Ottawa, ON K2C 3N6
Tel: 613-224-1594
Fax: 613-224-1642

Recent Projects:

  • Design and construction of two farm-scale digesters at dairy farms – 180 kW and 100 kW – St. Eugene ON
  • Assessment of off-farm materials addition, Klaesi Farm, Cobden ON
  • Assessment of biogas production, Klaesi Farm, Cobden, ON
  • Technical study & combined farm-based ethanol-biogas plant using no non-renewable energy sources, Henrard Farms, Curran, ON

Community Eco Energy

Contact: Dave Leskowski
Thunder Bay, ON
Tel: 807-933-4148

Recent Projects:

  • Circle D Farms AD system – Thunder Bay, ON

Conestoga-Rovers & Associates

Contact: Jason Haelzle
651 Colby Drive
Waterloo, ON N2V 1C2
Tel: 519-884-0510
Fax: 519-725-1158
Recent Projects:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and design of organic material treatment systems
  • Extensive experience with municipal and industrial AD systems
  • Extensive experience with livestock manure management systems
  • Anaerobic, aerobic and integrated systems including: solid separation, thickening, denitrification, Lystec®, VSep® etc.

DLS EnviroSolutions Inc.

Contact: Mike or John van Logtenstein
6403 Egremont Drive
Komoka, ON
Tel: 519-666-1404
Fax: 519-666-0627

Recent Projects:

  • After sales service and support of biogas equipment
  • Supplier of SEVA Energie AG CHP units to the Ontario marketplace
  • Supplier of biogas related equipment to AD builders (safety systems, mixers, pumps, membranes etc)
  • Design and construction of several farm-scale digesters at dairy farms in Ontario (Extensive agricultural construction background)
  • Laboratory assessments of by-product gas potential in AD systems


Contact: Garry Fortune
175 Lakewood Drive
Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y8
Tel: 519-965-0092

Recent Projects:

  • Stanton Brothers anaerobic digester project, Ilderton ON

Greatario Engineered Storage Systems

Jeff Rodger
Innerkip, ON
Tel.: 519-469-8169
Cell: 519-320-0278

Recent Projects:

  • Glass-fused-to-steel bolted tanks
  • Dual-membrane covers, aluminum geodesic domes and externally supported roofs
  • Hydraulic and mechanical mixers
  • Harvest Power - London, ON

H2Flow Tanks & Systems Inc.

Contact: Darrin Hopper
Tel.: 905-660-0649
Cell: 416-454-7809
Canadian Distributor/Installer

Recent Projects:

  • Glass-Fused-to-Steel bolted steel tanks in Digester applications.
  • Permastore has an extensive reference list dating back to the early 70's.
  • Will provide budgetary and bid/install pricing on all projects in Canada.
  • Also offer Industrial wastewater treatment design and equipment supply.

PlanET Biogas Solutions Inc.

Contact: Andrea Steed
56-113 Cushman Road
St. Catharines, ON L2M 6S9
Tel: 905-935-1969
Fax: 905-935-7498

Recent Projects:

  • Lethbridge Biogas
  • Athlone Farms Bio Power
  • Design/build Cost Estimates for several AD systems in the 100kW to 2+ MW range

REO Energy Group

Contact: Jose Laurentino
950 Brant Road, Box 487
Paris, ON
Tel: 519-632-9455

Recent Projects:

  • Several agricultural as well as municipal AD/bio-fuel initiatives


Contact: Daniel Bida
42 Heintzman Street
Toronto, ON M6P 2J6
Tel: 416-258-1306

Recent Projects:

  • Provides full service development and operations assistance to communities interested in owning and operating their own biogas systems.
  • Regional feedstock surveys and general resource assessments
  • Financial modeling and business building
  • Unbiased technology recommendations
  • Permitting and feed-in tariff application
  • On-site operations and maintenance

Rentec Renewable Energy Technologies Inc.

Contact: Janice Crozier
PO Box 24, 727 Lansdowne St. West
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5
Tel: 705-201-1195
Fax: 705-201-1194 

Recent Projects:

  • Projects combining multiple proprietary leading edge technologies and including a next generation high capacity hydraulic mixing digester
  • Embedded Slow Biomethane Technology (ESBR)

Riepma Consultants Inc.

Contact: Clare Riepma, P.Eng.
13041 Highway 7,
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S4
Tel: 905-877-6751

Recent Projects:

  • Feasibility analysis, Design, Approvals, Project Management of Anaerobic Digester Systems
  • Toronto Zoo digester 500kW
  • Grimsby Energy digester 1MW
  • City of Toronto SSO biogas utilization reports
  • Three biogas plants for Karebo, Pietermaritzberg, South Africa
  • MapleLodge Farms slaughterhouse digester, Brampton

Soil Fauna Inc.

Contact: Nick Doelman
Tel: 519-764-9617

Recent Projects:

  • Developing and constructing build digesters (manure), compost equipment and hydraulic dump trailers

Sprout Biogas Ltd.

Contact: Pearce Fallis
85 Hogarth Ave. Suite 1
Toronto, ON M4K 1K5
Tel: 647-892-1167

Recent Projects:

  • Design, build, own and operate on-farm biogas systems
  • Biogas project development consulting
  • Feedstock assessment, sourcing and management
  • Optimization and upgrading of existing biogas systems

Stonecrest Engineering Inc. 

Contact: Steve Miller
2079 Line 34
Shakespeare, ON N0B 2P0
Tel: 519-625-8025

Recent Projects:

  • Feasibility Studies, Design & Economic Assessments of Anaerobic Digestion Systems
  • Conversion of biogas to biomethane fuels as alternative to traditional production of electrical energy with grid ties.
  • Planning report for a new Dairy/Bio-Energy Research Centre at U of Guelph Elora Research Farm campus
  • Extensive experience in design of farm structures & waste processing

Tacoma Engineers

Contact: Will Teron
176 Speedvale Ave. West
Guelph, ON N1H1C3
Tel: 519-763-2000 x 19
Fax: 519-824-2000

Recent Projects:

  • Completed the structural design of tanks (primary digesters, secondary digesters, storage, waste), process buildings, material handling buildings, equipment pads and out buildings for 7 current (in operation or under construction) and additional proposed AD facilities.

YIELD Energy Inc.

Contact: Tom Ferencevic
42 Industrial Rd.
Toronto, ON M4G 1YP
Tel: 416-365-9990
Cell: 289-668-0201
Fax: 416-365-7712

Recent Projects:

  • YIELD is a full service development and operations company
  • YIELD currently has 8 biogas sites under development in Canada and the U.S.
  • YIELD specializes in processing difficult feedstock including energy crops and packaged food wastes

Zero Waste Energy Systems Ltd.

Contact: Bruce Coxhead
143 Old Humber Crescent
Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
Tel: 905-266-0314

Recent Projects:

  • Designer and constructor of Circle D Farms AD system – Thunder Bay, ON
  • Conducted R&D on various feed stocks
  • Designer and constructor of abattoir waste AD system – Saskatchewan

Anaerobic Digestion Designers/Developers - Outside Ontario

4BEL Energy Ltd.

Contact: Shane Chrapko
Tel: 780-700-5110

Recent Projects:

  • 4BEL is a project developer in the renewable energy space
  • 4BEL does D-B projects as well as D-B-O-O-M with partners worldwide
  • Access to Highmark's technologies, also ethanol production, algae production, and waste management technologies

ADI Systems Inc.

Contact: Scott J. Christian, P.Eng.
370 Wilsey Road
Fredericton, NB E3B 6E9
Tel: 506-452-7307 or 1-800-561-2831

Recent Projects:

  • Anaerobic digestion of food waste solids.
  • Waste-to-energy projects.
  • Design/builder of anaerobic treatment systems for industrial wastewaters (food, beverage, distillery, dairy, ethanol, brewery) in Canada, USA, and Australia. Provide anaerobic treatment technology packages in international countries.
  • Provider of the world-leading anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) technology.
  • Biogas recovery, treatment (hydrogen sulfide), and utilization (process boiler, gen-set, fuel cell, microturbine).
  • Licensed technology provider of ultrahigh-rate anaerobic process (ECSB, External Circulation Sludge Bed), developed in The Netherlands.

BioConstruct GmbH

Contact: Daniel Toensing
Wellingstraße 54
D-49328 Melle
Tel: +49 (0) 52 26 / 59 32-253
Fax: +49 (0) 52 26 / 59 32-11

BIOFerm Energy Systems

Contact: Whitney Beadle

440 Science Dr., Ste. 300
Madison, WI 53711

Recent Projects:

  • Turnkey anaerobic digestion and gas upgrading systems for small to industrial-scale operations
  • Comprehensive anaerobic digestion technology: dry fermentation, wet fermentation, hybrid, and small-scale. Process diverse range of feedstocks including manure, food waste, yard waste, biosolids, and more.
  • 450+ anaerobic digestion installations (including Dry Fermentation digester with the City of Edmonton, Alberta)
  • 900+ PSA (pressure swing adsorption) installations

BioPower Technologies Inc.

5178 NW 108 Ct.
Miami, FL 33178 USA
Tel: 305-513-0306
Fax: 305-593-5060

Recent Projects:

  • Anaerobic digestion projects utilising dairy, ox, manure and mixed input, operating in South Dakota , Florida and Hungary

Bio-Terre Inc.

Contact: Dennis Hodgkinson
12 Aviation Blvd.
St. Andrews, Manitoba R1A 3N5
Tel: 204-334-8846
Fax: 204-334-6965

Contact: Richard Royer
150 Vimy Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1J 3M7
Tel: 819-562-3871 ext. 2256
Fax: 819-563-8984

Recent Projects:

  • Psychrophilic (low temperature) AD systems operating in Manitoba and Quebec
  • Sequencing batch psychrophilic AD system operating at a dairy farm in Oregon

Boehni Energy and Environment

Contact: Thomas Boehni
Tel: 0041 52 728 89 97

Recent Projects:

  • AD – Dairy system, Klaesi Farm, Cobden ON
  • Book: Self-Construction Manual AD-System on Farms
  • Book: Basic AD Knowledge and Characteristics

Double T Equipment

Contact: Andreas Raffeck
PO Box 3637, 2 East Lake Way
Airdrie, AB T4B 2B8
Tel: 403-948-5618
Fax: 403-948-4780

Recent Projects:

  • Involved in all aspects of planning, design, construction and commissioning of commercial and agricultural systems
  • Manufacture the Biowatt System

DVO Anaerobic Digesters

Contact: Steve Dvorak
PO Box 69
Chilton, WI 53014 USA
Tel: 920-849-9797
Fax: 920-849-9160

Recent Projects:

  • 29 operating digesters through the U.S. using a modified plug-flow design
  • Innovative re-use of separated digestate as bedding

Electrigaz Technologies Inc.

Contact: Eric Camirand
7-10301 Ch. Sainte-Marguerite
Trois-Rivières (Quebec) G9B 6M6
Tel/Fax: 819-840-3589

Recent Projects:

  • Feasbility studies for biogas systems, including electrical/cogen systems as well as natural gas upgrading systems
  • Online biogas calculator

Focus on Energy/Renewable Energy Program

Contact: Larry Krom, Business Sectors Manager
PO Box 687
Spring Green, WI  53588  USA
Tel: 608-588-7231 or 888-476-9534

Recent Projects:

  • Digester implementation in Wisconsin

Greentech Avenue Inc./ Tecon - Textile Constructions G.m.b.H

Contact: Florian Guhr
Suite 210 @ the Hive
128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1J5
Tel: 778-320-2104

Recent Projects:

  • Double Membrane Biogas Storage Systems
    • User: Municipal Waste Water Treatment Plants, Landfills, Agricultural and Industrial Plants (e.g. farms, dairies, breweries)
    • Options: stand-alone, top-mounted, storage ponds, basins, biogas bags
    • Volumes: 10m3 to 15,000m3 , Diameter: 5m to 40m
    • Specific Features: supporting on-peak power supply, custom-made, highest quality materials and operational reliability
  • App. 750 reference projects all over the world since 2000
    • In Ontario: e.g. projects in Lucan, Elmwood, Leamington
    • In BC: e.g. projects in Nanaimo, Richmond

Highmark Renewables Research LP

Contact: Trevor Nickel
Tel: 780-768-3809
Cell: 780-603-8090

Recent Projects:

  • Highmark is a an Anaerobic Digestion technology provider, core technology is IMUS™
  • IMUS™ is unique in its ability to process high-solids high heterogeneity manure and integrate well with other processes
  • HRR provides design, engineering and operations support to AD customers in Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial sectors.

Krieg & Fischer

Contact: Torsten Fischer
Hannah-Vogt-Str. 1
D-37085 Gottingen Germany
Tel: +49 551/3 05 74 32
Fax: +49 551/7 70 77 12

Recent Projects:

  • Independent anaerobic digester engineering
  • Deployment of over 100 digesters throughout the world

Northern Biogas LLC

Contact: Grant Grinstead
PO Box 643
Fond du Lac, WI 54936
Tel: 920-948-3216
Fax: 866-301-3075

Recent Projects:

  • Rock Creek Dairy Power – 11,300 cow dairy operation, conversion of biogas to electricity, 3 locations connected to one main digestion site via underground pipeline, 3 MW electrical generation.
  • Vir-Clar Farm Power – 1,450 cow dairy operation, conversion of biogas to electricity via cow manure and co-digestion of food waste, 750 kW electrical generation.
  • Sunrise Dairy – Installation of combined heat and power generation, conversion of biogas electricity, 250 kW.


Contact: Lars Baadstorp
Vestergade 48 H
DK – 8000 Aarhus C
Tel.: +45 29 43 74 45
Fax.: +45 86 13 63 06
Skype: lars.baadstorp

Recent Projects:

  • Optimising of handling of digestate, Hvims Biogas, DK
  • Biogas on slaughterhouse waste, Piekoszow, Pl
  • Applications for manure separation system for large scale farms, DK
  • Project development of large scale biogas plant, Europark, NL
  • Co-digestion plant for manure and organic waste, Bieganow, Pl
  • Biogas on household waste for operation of vehicle, Vejle Municipal, DK
  • Biogas plant for slaughterhouse waste, Coolmore Stud, Ireland
  • Market analysis Biogas in France, RenGen, UK

Rambøll Denmark A/S

Contact: Bjarne Juul-Kristensen
Teknikerbyen 31
DK-2830 Virum
Phone: +45 45 98 83 00
Dir. phone: +45 45 98 87 95
Dir. fax: +45 45 98 85 40

RCM International LLC

Contact: Mark Moser
PO Box 4716
Berkeley, CA 94704 USA
Tel: 510-834-4568
Fax 510-834-4529

Recent Projects:

  • Over 55 digesters operating
  • Provide design & equipment for ambient & heated lagoon digesters, complete mix & plug flow digesters for dairy, pig, beef & chicken manure alone or combined with organic wastes such as stillage, food processing or restaurant waste

Renew Energy A/S

Kullinggade 31
DK-5700 Svendborg, Denmark
Tel: 45 6222 0001
Fax: 45 6220 1090

Canadian Contact: Michael Przezdziecki
1154 Conyers Cr.
Mississauga, ON L5C 1K1
Tel: 905-277-0681
Fax: 905-277-3956

Rich Environomics LLC

Contact: Richard P. Mattocks
2517 Rte. 44, 11-221
Salt Point, New York 12578 USA
Tel: 845-635-4206
Fax: 845-635-4169

Recent Projects:

  • Several industrial anaerobic digesters in construction
  • Currently studying and in preliminary design of manure systems

SUMA America

Contact: Eugene Smith
855 N. Wood Dale Road, Suite A
Wood Dale, IL 60191
Tel: 312-945-9049
Office: 847-427-7880
Fax: 630-354-6840

Recent Projects:

  • Supplied mixers for two farm-scale digesters at dairy farms - 180 kW and 100 kW - St. Eugene ON
  • Supplied mixers for anaerobic digesters at WWTP of City of Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
  • Supplied mixers for dairy farm anaerobic digester project in Dayton, OR
  • Supplied mixers for dairy farm anaerobic digester refurbishing in Roberts, ID

Sustainable Energy Holdings Ltd.

Contact: Scott MacKay
5550 Creek Side Point
Stony Plain, Alberta T7Z 2A4
Tel: 780-902-2007
Fax: 780-968-7621

Recent Projects:

  • Canadian Vendor for KompoGas

Swedish Biogas International LLC

Contact: Chad L. Antle, P.E.
1300 Bluff Street, Suite 100
Flint, MI 48504 - 4827
Tel: 1-810-250-7608
Toll Free: 1-800-552-0082
Cell: +01 (1)740-972-2499
Fax: 1-800-552-0076

Recent Projects:

  • Technology provider/designer/builder (EPC) of anaerobic digestion systems for industrial, municipal, and farm wastewaters (municipal, food, beverage, distillery, dairy, ethanol, brewery, pharmacy, etc) in USA, Canada, and Europe.
  • Full service laboratory offering lab scale digester testing, BMP testing, nutrient evaluation for long term digester and biogas production reliability.
  • Biogas utilization including process boiler, electrical generation, biomethane conversion for grid injection and vehicle fuel and conditioning (contaminant) removal.
  • Financial modeling, Feedstock surveys, general resource assessments, and feedstock management.
  • Full scale digester process guidance and troubleshooting

UEM Inc.

Contact: Nina Kshetry
1818 S. Australian Ave. Suite 110
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Tel: 561-683-2273 Ext 3#
Fax: 561-683-2996

Recent Projects:

  • Installed over 100 anaerobic digester projects worldwide.
  • Constructing a digester project for pulp and paper wastewater in Alberta with 6MW power generation capacity.
  • Our digesters use a diverse variety of feedstock, including industrial waste, sewage sludge, food waste, and agricultural waste.
  • Complete design-build digester solutions, including engineering design, equipment/systems supply, construction/installation, and start-up and O&M
  • Assistance in planning, feasibility studies, and securing financing for digester projects.

Valbio Canada

Contact: Marc Hubert, VP Business Development
4710 St-Ambroise St.
Office 209 B
Montreal, QC H4C 2C7
Tel: 514-903-1042 ext. 404

Recent Projects:

  • Agricultural 100 kW biogas plant at Lanidrac farm in eastern Ontario.
  • Five (5) AD installations at cheese plants in Quebec which transform whey and wash waters, two more to be completed in 2012.
  • Expertise includes anaerobic digestion, waste water treatment, biogas energy production and integration, energy management and energy efficiency.
  • Systems are provided on a turnkey basis; performance is guaranteed.

Government and Research

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Environment/Energy Environmental Health Team
Contact: Dr. Carlos M. Monreal,
Research Scientist/Science Advisor
Room 4046, 960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Tel: 613-759-1053
Fax: 613-759-1924

Recent Projects:

  • National Program Leader for the Energy Cogeneration from Agricultural and Municipal Wastes (ECoAMu) and the Environmental Technology Assessment for Agriculture (ETAA) programs.
  • Member of Methane to Markets International Partnership

CANMET Energy Technology Centre

Contact: Claude Faucher, M.A.S., P.Eng.
Manager, Renewables Integration and Assessment
Energy Technology and Programs Sector
580 Booth Street, 13th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1A 0E4
Tel: 613-947-1598
Cell: 613-797-7454
Fax: 613-996-9416

Recent Projects:

  • Development of integrated renewable energy decision-making tool for farmers.

Department of Animal & Poultry Science

University of Guelph
Contact: Dr. Vern R. Osborne
Room 235
Guelph ON N1G 2W1
Tel: 519-824-4120 ext. 53691
Fax: 519-836-9873

Recent Projects:

  • Dairy 2050 – design and installation of the next generation of dairy barn, including on-farm generation of biogas from manure.
  • Mission 2050 – next generation swine, poultry & dairy facilities with zero footprint technology, emission control & sustainable building envelope engineering

Fleming College

Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies
200 Albert Street South
Lindsay ON K9V 5E6
Contact: Brent Wootton, Ph.D.
Tel: 705-324-9144 ext 1307

Recent Projects:

  • Development, evaluation and optimization of anaerobic digestion processes
  • Biodegradability and methane potential of wastewaters and different feedstocks
  • Technology development, evaluation, optimization and assessment
  • Fully accredited laboratory for regulated analysis


National Research Council Canada

Environmental Bioengineering Group
Biotechnology Research Institute
6100 Royalmount
Montreal QC H4P 2R2

Contact: Jean-Claude Frigon, M.Sc.
Tel: 514-496-6369
Fax: 514-496-6265

Contact: Serge R. Guiot
Tel.: (514) 496-6181
Fax: (514) 496-6265

Recent Projects:

  • Evaluation and optimization of anaerobic digestion processes
  • Biodegradability and methane potential of wastewaters and solids - manure- sludge
  • Technology evaluation and assessment
  • Collaboration agreements with industrial partners

Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre

Campus d'Alfred, University of Guelph
Contact: Anna Crolla
31 St. Paul Street
Alfred, ON K0B 1A0
Tel: 613-679-2218 ext. 610
Fax: 613-679-2420

Recent Projects:

  • Large life-cycle study of biogas utilization, co-substrate use, digestate quality, fate of nutrients, GHG emissions for medium-sized digesters
  • Research and education projects with 2 dairy digesters in Eastern Ontario
  • Benchscale biogas production testing service

Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering (OCIENE)

University of Ottawa – Department of Civil Engineering
Dr. Kevin Kennedy, Director
161 Louis Pasteur
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Tel: 613-562-5800 ext. 6133
Fax: 613-562-5173

Recent Projects:

  • Research into biogas production and co-substrate mixing

Manure Websites with Anaerobic Digestion Information

Biogas Technology Components

Electrical Consultants and Systems

ANF Energy Solutions Inc.

Contact: Aidan Foss
4092 McBean Street,
Ottawa, ON K0A 2Z0
Tel: 613-838-3605

Recent Projects:

  • Grid Connection Impact Assessments

CEM Engineering

Contact: Martin Lensink, P.Eng.
227 Bunting Rd.
St. Catharines, ON L2M 3Y2
Tel:  905-935-5815
Fax: 905-935-7878

Recent Projects:

  • "Proof-of-Concept Assessment" (technical and economic) for about 16 potential projects
  • Connection Impact Assessment for 3 AD projects in Ontario
  • Mechanical, electrical, civil design of 3 AD projects in Ontario

Firestone Building Products

Contact: Dominic Petruzzi
2835 Argentia Rd. Unit 2
Mississauga, ON L5N 8G6
Tel: 888-292-6265 x77672 or 905-363-3142
Fax: 877-666-3022

Recent Projects:

  • Firestone's 60 mil EPDM Geomembrane is the industry standard for AD Biogas covers.
  • EPDM's physical properties makes it ideally suited as a cover for an anaerobic digester. Impermeability Test result available upon request.
  • Firestone is a global manufacturer of EPDM Geomembrane for over 40 years with a century long tradition of excellence.
  • Some of the Canadian projects: Terryland Farm, ON; Highmark Renewables in Vegerville, AB ; Teulon, MB; St.Isidore, ON etc.
  • Other Biogas projects in Europe, Brazil and China
  • 2009 projects include Bio-Terre Systems in Oregon, Manitoba and Quebec, Gen-Gro Energy in Alberta, CH Four Biogas (formerly Genesys Biogas Canada) in Ontario etc.

Process Systems Integration, a division of Process Group Inc.

Contact: Mike Wood
555 Conestoga Blvd.
Cambridge, ON N1R 7P5
Tel: 519-622-5520
Fax: 519-622-5852

Recent Projects:

  • Design and commissioning of the control system as well as the manufacturing and supply of the control panels for a 440kW anaerobic digester - Atwood, ON
  • Design and commissioning of a variable frequency drive upgrade for a 300Kw anaerobic digester - London, ON
  • Design and commissioning of the control system as well as the manufacturing and supply of the control panels for a twin 125kW anaerobic digester - Exeter, ON
  • Design and commissioning of the control system as well as the manufacturing and supply of the control panels for a twin 125kW anaerobic digester - Stratford, ON (In progress)

Purifics ES Inc.

Contact: Don McCallum
340 Sovereign Rd.
London, ON N8M 1A8
Tel: 519-473-5788
Fax: 519-473-0934

Recent Projects:

  • To provide controls solutions. In addition to control expertise, they have a very good background on the digesters, water and thermal issues, power generation, and economic environmental best practice.

Control Systems, Separation Technology and Nutrient Removal Technology

Electrical Generators


Contact: Brandon Iskra
Ridge Road 295
PO Box 1031
Tel: 908-735-6487 Mobile: 267-226-1275

Recent Projects:

  • 25 waste heat recovery Organic Rankine Cycle engines operational within Europe.
  • Comprehensive turnkey solutions to design, build, and maintain waste heat recovery power modules powered by biogas engine waste heat streams for increased electrical power output.
  • Organic Rankine cycle engine electrical energy outputs between 40 kWe - 2.5 MWe.

European Power Systems Ltd.

Contact: Jan Buijk
2425 Matheson Boulevard East, 8th Floor
Mississauga, ON L4W 5K4
Tel: 416-804-2203

Recent Projects:

  • Energy solutions with 'best in class' gas engine technology
  • Biogas Fuelled CHP systems in size range from 35 kW up to 3 MW
  • Packaged systems with optimized MAN and Jenbacher gas engine technology
  • Sale, parts, service and operation of biogas CHP systems

GE Jenbacher, Detroit Diesel Allison Canda East

Mike Savel
1 Moyal Court (Kinecor Bldg.)
Concord, ON L4K 4R8
Tel: 416-804-2203
Fax: 416-352-5868

Sommers Motor Generator Sales Ltd.

K. Sommers, President
101 Woodstock St,
Tavistock, ON N0B 2R0
Tel: 519-655-2396

Laboratory Analysis

A&L Canada Laboratories Inc.

Contact: Ian McLachlin P.Ag.
2136 Jetstream Road
London, ON N5V 3P5
Tel: 519-457-2575

  • Agricultural and Environmental laboratory analysis
  • Fully accredited laboratory for regulated analysis
  • Manure, Feedstock, Digestate, and Compost testing services

Integrated Explorations Inc.

Contact: Al Melkic
Tel: 519-822-2608
Fax: 519-822-3076

  • Contract R&D and investigative studies for biogas inputs and recipes
  • Biogas CSTR pilot systems: 250L and 120 L, plus various bench scaled set ups.
  • A variety of material testing and analysis including BMP and ATA testing, and microbiological and chemical analysis for VFA, TS, VS, BOD.


Contact: Stephen Thorndyke
804 Southdown Road,
Mississauga, ON L5J 2Y4
Tel: 905-822-4120 x 345

Recent Projects:

  • ORTECH provides biomass/gas developers with engineering services including; analytical laboratory services, odour assessment services and renewable energy approval (Ontario FIT) or compliance/permitting services.


Mixers, Pumps and Material Handling

Vogelsang USA, Inc.

Contact: Rich Owens
National Sales Manager
PO Box 751
7966 State Route 44
Ravenna, OH 44266
Tel. 800.984.9400
Office: 330.296.3820
Fax: 330.296.4113

Recent Projects:

  • Pumps and choppers
  • Biogas input management equipment
  • Digestate land application equipment

Sand Manure Separator Systems

McLanahan Corporation

Ag Machinery Systems Division
200 Wall Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 USA

Advocacy Organizations

Agri-Energy Producers Association of Ontario (APAO)

Jennifer Green, Administrator
275 Slater Street, Suite 900
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9
Tel: 613-822-1004

Compost Council of Canada

Susan Antler, Executive Director
16 Northumberland St.
Toronto, ON M6H 1P7
Tel: 416-535-0240
Fax: 416-536-9892

Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA)

280 Spadina Avenue, Suite 312
Toronto, ON M5T 3A5
Tel: 416-977-4441
Fax: 416-977-2157

Riepma Consultants Inc.

Clare Riepma, P. Eng., R.P.P.
220 Kempenfelt Drive
Barrie, ON L4M 1C4
Tel: 416-346-8258

Useful Contact Information

  • Jake DeBruyn, P.Eng.
    Engineer, New Technology Integration
    Ph. 519-826-4584
  • Chris Duke
    Program Analyst, Biogas Systems
    Ph. 519-826-3557
  • Don Hilborn, P.Eng.
    Engineer, Green Energy and By-Products Management
    Ph. 519-537-7928



Contact: Brett Hogarth
60 St Clair Ave E
Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5
Tel: 416-968-8884

  • Over 20 years' experience Sourcing and Managing Bioenergy Feedstock across North America;
  • Risk Mitigation via Biomass Supply Insurance;
  • Feedstock Supply Assessments.

Cornerstone Renewable

Contact: Travis Woollings
Tel: (519) 317-6756

  • Sourcing of feedstocks for biogas systems
  • Cornerstone is a partnership of large and small biogas operations in Ontario working together to provide secure destinations and secure sources of off-farm derived biogas feedstocks.

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Author: Jake DeBruyn - Engineer, New Technology Integration/OMAFRA; Don Hilborn - Engineer, By-Products/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 22 May 2008
Last Reviewed: 13 July 2015