KOMIPO to turn food waste into energy

KOMIPO | Head office

Korean utility Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) signed an MOU with other government entities to produce high-quality fuel from food waste.

The MOU was signed among KOMIPO, Gimpo Facilities Management Corporation, and Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) on March 19.

The collaboration aims to achieve a few major goals. First, the parties will improve plants which convert food waste into stockfeed.

They will also produce high-quality biochar solid fuel utilizing accumulated and unused feed due to the prohibition to prevent African Swine Fever (ASF). Ultimately, the parties are planning to develop new techs to produce hydrogen and biogas from the biochar fuel.

KOMIPO explained that KICT’s deionization technology will the base of their efforts for food waste management and clean energy production.

Image by KOMIPO. Cooperation scheme.
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