Waste is our Energy! – Energy-from-Waste (EfW)
Hitachi Zosen Inova AG acquires Axpo Kompogas Engineering AG
Axpo Kompogas Engineering AG (Komeng)
Axpo Kompogas Engineering AG (Komeng) is an EPC (engineering, planning, construction) company planning and constructing dry fermentation plants using the Kompogas process, which produces biogas and compost from biomass via a dry fermentation process.
Address: Flughofstrasse 54, CH-8152 Glattbrugg, Switzerland
CEO: Bernard C. Fenner
Business: EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) and maintenance of Kompogas plants
Capital: approximately SFR 3.6 million (YEN 425 million)
Kompogas method generates biogas by methane fermentation from kitchen and other organic waste
The Kompogas process produces biogas and compost from biological, organic waste via a fermentation process. The resulting biogas can be used for cars and trucks, and the compost as organic fertilizer.
AXPO is an electricity operator, generating, distributing, selling and trading electricity, and is fully owned by cantons of north-eastern Switzerland.
Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (ZHI AG), which became a subsidiary of Japan’s Hitachi Zosen Corporation (日立造船株式会社) with the acquisition of the bankrupt AE&E Inova Holding AG on December 20, 2010, acquires Axpo Kompogas Engineering AG, as of Nov. 5, 2014.
Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI AG) history
AE&E Inova Holding AG goes back to a department for thermal waste management of the Gesellschaft der Ludwig von Roll’schen Eisenwerke which was founded in 1823.
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