Pioneering pasteurization technology features at BlueTech Forum – Blue Tech Forum

Source: Pioneering pasteurization technology features at BlueTech Forum – Blue Tech Forum Pioneering pasteurization technology features at BlueTech Forum May 23, 2016 | 0 comments A California-based company which is pioneering pasteurization as a third-stage wastewater treatment will be among those attending the BlueTech Forum in June. Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) has patented a two-for-one process, which heats wastewater to kill pathogens …

PTG Spotlight: No Drop Left Behind

Nov. 4, 2017 PTG Spotlight: No Drop Left Behind – Sustainable Silicon Valley is honored to have PTG Water & Energy as a sponsor for No Drop Left Behind. PTG specializes in integrating water and energy operations of municipal and industrial facilities, creating water-energy platforms that reduce waste, cut costs, and ultimately deliver attractive returns on investment. PTG is known for novel …

Is Pasteurization The Key To Water Reuse

Is Pasteurization The Key To Water Reuse? In the summer of 1864, French chemist Louis Pasteur was vacationing in the small eastern town of Arbois where he found the local wines too acidic for his palette. Ever the man of science, Pasteur experimented with the wine and found that moderately heating it killed microbes and prohibited souring. The process became …

Craft Beer Brewers Have a New Tool to Slash Energy and Water Costs

Craft Beer Brewers Have a New Tool to Slash Energy and Water Costs Every business, large or small, needs to keep a careful eye on energy and water costs, but for industries that use a lot of both, such as breweries, keeping those costs down can make a huge difference in the bottom line. And for a small craft beer brewer, working on …

Wastewater Disinfection And Energy Generation Make ‘Hot’ Couple

When the Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) first presented their heat-based wastewater disinfection system to a group of environmental engineers, they didn’t get the response they expected. “They literally asked us to leave,” recalled PTG CEO Greg Ryan. “Before we could explain how it works, they looked at us like we were crazy and said ‘disinfecting water with heat uses too …

The World’s Best Sustainability Ideas

The World’s Best Sustainability Ideas Katerva, a four-year-old nonprofit set up to recognize and support stand-out sustainability efforts around the world, has just announced its second annual awards in a competition it bills as the Nobel Prize in the broad and somewhat amorphous field of sustainability. Among the eclectic choices: a computer game that solves scientific problems, a nonprofit co-founded by …

Pasteurization Technology Group Raises $5M for Wastewater Disinfection

Energy recovery and disinfection come together in one system, but can it scale beyond California? Pasteurization Technology Group Raises $5M for Wastewater Disinfection Water utilities and industrial companies are increasingly looking for efficiencies in wastewater cycles. One company that is focused on that mission, Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), just raised $5 million in series A financing.  The new round of money will be …

Graton’s New Eco-Friendly Wastewater Treatment Plant

Graton will soon have a new disinfection system for its wastewater treatment plant. We have picked a pasteurization process to do this, the same heating process used to kill dangerous bacteria in milk and other dairy products. It will meet the state and federal water quality standards, and it means we no longer have to use chlorine, a dangerous and …

Sustainable Treatment System Eliminates Need for Chemicals

The X-500 (500,000 gpd) wastewater treatment system from the Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) is a non-toxic process designed to replace chlorine-based or UV disinfection while generating on-site electric power. The combined heat and power system (CHP) takes the pasteurization process used in the food and beverage industry and applies it to wastewater for reuse in agriculture and other industries. The …