New HTC plant in Italy for organic waste from sewage sludge

Valencia, November 5-The Valencian company Ingelia S.L. continues with the development of its business plan in Europe. The negotiations between Ingelia S.L. and Acea Ambiente, the first sludge and sewage manager in Italy, have successfully completed and the construction of a hydrothermal carbonization plant in the municipality of Chiusi, is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. The plant, of 20,000 square meters It will consist of 8 reactors and treat 80,000 tons per year of sewage sludge.

In this way, Ingelia maintains the leadership in the HTC sector and is in the lead with three industrial plants in the market. Ingelia’s patterned process can produce Biochar (Hydrochar), and liquid fertilizer, from any type of wet organic waste, such as the organic fraction of urban waste, sewage sludge, agroforestry waste and agro-food industry waste

The Acea Group is the first Italian operator in the sector with approximately 1 million tons of waste treated per year. Acea has been present in the business of waste management for more than 10 years, in the elimination and energy recovery of waste. It is confirmed as one of the main national players and operator of reference for the center of Italy. Among its activities: disposal, waste energy, composting and biogas, sludge treatment and liquid waste.


Acea Ambiente will present its hydrothermal carbonization plant at the 22nd edition of Ecomondo, the leading exhibition for the green and circular economy that will be held from November 6 to 9, 2018 at the Rimini Expo Center. An international event with an innovative format that brings together all sectors of the circular economy in a single platform: from the recovery of materials and energy to sustainable development and is the driving force of business for all the increasingly strategic sectors of renewable energies and energy efficiency

Ecomondo 2018 will also present the new legislative priorities, with respect to research and innovation, training in Circular Economy along with the latest processes / plants 4.0 and the products provided by its implementation at an industrial level in cities and territories.

At the same time, the International Fair of Environmental Solutions, Ecofira, will take place in Valencia, which is preparing the final of its sixteenth edition, which will be held from November 6 to 8 at Feria Valencia and will host an intense program of activities, conferences and talks about the most imminent challenges in the environmental sector. Thus, variables such as technology, artificial intelligence or the challenges of the circular economy will star in the three large spaces in which this program will be developed.

The Valencian company Ingelia S.L crosses borders with its expansion and participates in the great changes in the universe of the green economy with the development of renewable energies.

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