Cambrian’s EcoVolt creates sustainable wastewater treatment for food, beverage industry

Oct. 15, 2013

BOSTON, Mass. — EcoVolt is an industrial-scale bioelectrically enhanced wastewater treatment system that generates clean energy.

BOSTON, Mass. — Cambrian Innovation Inc. has announced the commercial availability of its EcoVolt™ system, according to a press release.

EcoVolt is an industrial-scale bioelectrically enhanced wastewater treatment system that leverages electrically active microbes to stabilize the wastewater treatment process while generating clean energy, the release reported.

According to the release, EcoVolt empowers food and beverage companies, including wineries, breweries and dairy operations, to cut operating costs and monetize their process and wastewater streams while increasing overall sustainability.

"EcoVolt has the potential to revolutionize how wineries and breweries manage water," said Matthew Silver, CEO of Cambrian Innovation. "We expect many customers will be able to significantly cut electricity usage and even go 'off grid' when using EcoVolt to treat wastewater and generate power."

EcoVolt's bioelectric innovation was developed with assistance from the National Science Foundation, according to the release, and uses electrogenic organisms to generate clean energy from wastewater.

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