NYS Business Plan Competition<br />April 28th, 2011<br />30+ Billion gallons of wastewater per day in US<br />30 percent o...
We’re building a microbial fuel cell, which is a device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy by using microo...
Technology comparison<br />3<br />
Value Proposition:<br />Electricity savings 60% <br />Value: $356k per year<br />Comparable operations                    ...
5<br />Total Waste Water Treatment Market: $30 Billion (2012)<br />Plant Size<br /># of Plants<br />% of Market<br />11,69...
6<br />Cross-Disciplinary Team<br />Team & Financials<br />
7<br />There’s energy in organic wastes… <br />No one should be paying to <br />throw it away.<br />Questions?<br />info@m...
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    1. 1. NYS Business Plan Competition<br />April 28th, 2011<br />30+ Billion gallons of wastewater per day in US<br />30 percent of all water utilities operate at a loss<br />WWTP consume 21 billion kwh per year in US <br />Organic material is incredibly energy rich<br />Problem<br />
    2. 2. We’re building a microbial fuel cell, which is a device that converts chemical energy to electrical energy by using microorganisms to decompose organic waste.<br />MICROrganics Solution<br />2<br />Waste<br />O2<br />e-<br />H+<br />H2O<br />Treated Material<br />
    3. 3. Technology comparison<br />3<br />
    4. 4. Value Proposition:<br />Electricity savings 60% <br />Value: $356k per year<br />Comparable operations & maintenance<br />Customers Interviewed:<br />AECOM: Civil Engineering<br />Beechnut: Food Processing<br />Finch-Pyrne: Pulp & Paper<br />2 Municipal WWTP<br />4<br />Source: NYSERDA<br />Richard Lyons<br />Executive Director<br />Albany County Sewer<br />
    5. 5. 5<br />Total Waste Water Treatment Market: $30 Billion (2012)<br />Plant Size<br /># of Plants<br />% of Market<br />11,697<br />73%<br /> Small (0-1 MGD)<br />20%<br /> Medium (1-5 MGD)<br />3,204<br />1,121<br />7%<br /> Large (5+ MGD)<br />Source: BCC Research & ECG Consulting<br />
    6. 6. 6<br />Cross-Disciplinary Team<br />Team & Financials<br />
    7. 7. 7<br />There’s energy in organic wastes… <br />No one should be paying to <br />throw it away.<br />Questions?<br />info@microrganictech.com<br />

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