AIKAN TECHNOLOGY...converting organicwaste to ressourcesSolum Group presentationDI BioEnergi - October 13, 2011Martin Wittrup HansenVP Project Development, Solum GroupPresident, Aikan North America Inc
Solum - We convert waste to resources,create jobs and improve the environmentSolum A/S• Established in 1986• Revenue 2010: DKK 90 mil.• Employees 2010: 33 FTE• Handles 250,000 tons of organicwaste per year• Own and operate in PPP AIKANplants• Aikan projects under developmentin Scandinavia, UK, South East Asiaand North America• Owned by founder, managementteam and Maj Invest (LD Equity)
Aikan Technology - ”How it Works”- The pixi book versionW ADS UT ME S PO RM ER ID XT C IL I NE O G VA WR ED EA D I IN CS TD BG IH EI SI OV MN YA CR GI N OA RD G EA U SD EN GO LP ND WH RE SI TN SCO AI SGOL ND TE MG U CP OA TO F NI SO D F TI SN CA G RL EP ER NO I ND G U C T S
Aikan Technology - is our Clean Techsolution for Organic Waste ManagementPROVENTECHNOLOGYFLEXIBLETECHNOLOGYSCALABLETECHNOLOGYSAFETYHIGH METHANECONTENTCLEAN BIOGASEFFICIENTFOOTPRINTODOR CONTROLMADE IN USACLOSED LOOPSYSTEM10 years of operating experience of two plants. Not a start-up technology.Performance guarantees provided by Solum Group.Unlike wet AD, Aikan can handle a wide range of waste stream contamination –from MSW to ”clean” organic.The modular design of our facility allows for scale to fit client specifications.Distributed energy generation improves security of supply.Food safety – applying our waste-heat to co-located greenhouses, we provide localfood alternatives to increase food security and safety.Ave. 70% methane content. Our 2-stage technology enables us to produce muchhigher methane content than other AD technologies.No need for gascleaning. Aikan biogas can be run directly into CHP engine withoutexpensive cleaning. Renewable base loadWe process 50.000 tons of waste p.a. in only 8 acres for AD and composting. Add 3-4 acres for local food production in greenhouse.Proven odor control across operational levels.Plant is build using local providers of off-the-shelf equipment and services.Easily maintained whenever possible - no waiting for special parts from Europe.No next door power plant or enzyme producer required. No waterconsumption andno wastewater generated.
How to become international andbeat the big ones …Technologypartner(Solum)FinancialPartner(Investor)ProjectDevelopmentpartner(Local co.)Strategicpartner(TC)TRADE COUNCIL• Energy and Environment team, US• Jakob Andersen (Chicago), CharlotteNytoft (Atlanta) & Lt. Col. Per L.Rasmussen (Wash. DC)• Strategic sparring• Aikan North America Inc• Door opener to major US companies• Market analysis, price points, localregulatory environment mapping etc.• Partner identification• Introduced to US Dept. of Defence• VITUS program participation• Minister of Environment participationin NY
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