US Beer Makers Are Leading The Water-Energy Nexus Revolution

It looks like the sustainability engine of the future is going to keep chugging along, regardless of who sits in the Oval Office. The latest case in point is the US brewing industry. Breweries of all sizes have been investing in high efficiency equipment that cuts down their wastewater while producing usable products including methane gas, potable water and biosolids. That trend is not likely to change any time soon. That’s because US breweries — especially urban breweries — need to think ahead if they’re going to continue growing in an era of water scarcity and aging wastewater treatment facilities. One company that’s on top of the sustainable brewery wave is the MIT spinoff Cambrian Innovation. If that name rings a bell, it’s probably because CleanTechnica covered its EcoVolt digester technology in 2014.

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