Yield Energy Inc. (“Yield”) was formed in 2007 with the clear focus towards the conversion of urban waste streams into energy and high value byproducts. Yield specializes in the planning, design, construction, commissioning and operation of renewable energy biogas facilities in North America based on the anaerobic digestion (AD) process of food waste and other organic materials. It can also integrate its solution into existing AD sites or standalone organic transfer stations, and offers ongoing digester monitoring thru its unique Dr. Digester TM service.AD is a biological process in which microorganisms decompose food waste and other organic matter in an oxygen free environment. Methane gas is captured and then converted into renewable energy (electricity or renewable natural gas).Yield brings specialized technology and experience to the North American market place to capitalize on the growing need for renewable energy from these untapped organic waste streams.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Energy - Renewable Energy
- Market Focus:
- Internationally (various countries)
- Year Founded:
- less than 1,000,000 €
Our goal is to provide sustainable energy production that will help North America reduce its dependence on fossil fuel / nuclear energy generation for current and future energy needs.
By using innovative anaerobic digestion technologies we are providing a competitive, low environmental impact alternative for the disposal of organic wastes provided to us by municipalities, commercial enterprises and waste hauling firms.
We produce bio-methane gas from organic waste materials and use it to generate green electricity. In addition, plenty of heat is generated which can be provided to local businesses and municipalities for heating and production purposes.
In order for any technology to thrive, its foundations must be firmly built around the three pillars of sustainability; environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and economic sustainability. See how this applies to Yield and anaerobic digestion.
- 23:1 reduction in GHG emission
- Lifecycle footprint is smaller than that of fossil fuels
- No damming of rivers, or production of toxic nuclear waste
Methane is 23 times as potent a greenhouse gas as carbon dioxide.
Global warming is one of the greatest environmental concerns we face. It has recently been proven that warming trends are a direct result of human generated green house gas (GHG) emissions. In North America, our reliance on fossil fuels for heat and power, and storage of urban waste in landfills are great contributors to our GHG emissions. Instead of mining and refining fossil fuels, Yield offers a solution that allows North America to turn its waste into a resource.
By anaerobically digesting organic waste in a biogas facility, Yield is trapping the methane that would otherwise be released to the atmosphere if the organics went to landfill.
- Landfill diversion
- Not based on food crops such as corn
- Facility size and aesthetics (versus wind)
- Job creation
The ‘fuel’ for our system is organic waste that would normally go to landfill. This can be urban source separated organics (SSO) from municipalities, contaminated commercial organics, and manure and agricultural organics. Yield does NOT require food crops such as corn, and facilities need not occupy arable land.
With Yield’s exclusive FITEC pre-processing technology, the AD facility size is smaller than other AD facilities. A biogas plant is also not as imposing as other structures such as windmills and will lead to more distributed energy generation within the communities that generate the waste and require the energy.
As Yield grows, so will opportunities for many Canadians & Americans as plants are being built, operated, and maintained.
- Revenue streams
- Carbon credit market
For any company to survive it must be financially self-sustaining. Yield is capable of providing a variety of valuable services to the community, and thus generating many sources of revenue. These revenues streams stem from the products and byproducts of our biogas plants, as well as services provided in the optimization of other AD facilities.
Presently a new market is also emerging in which GHG credits and carbon credits are being valued and traded. Yield stands to be a major player in this market as our company focuses on methane destruction.