A&WMA Virtual Brownbag: Anaerobic Digestion, Kyle Bair & Christian Tasser

January 14, 2023 • Events, Idaho, News + Events • Views: 2447

Please join us on Thursday, February 16th, 12:00 – 1:00pm MT for our next free (virtual) brownbag presentation hosted by the A&WMA Idaho Chapter.

A&WMA Virtual Brownbag – Anaerobic Digestion

Kyle Bair, Regional Environmental Manager, Amalgamated Sugar

Christian Tasser, Senior Engineer | Associate, Carollo

Kyle & Christian will discuss the basics of anaerobic digestion including organic loading rates, quality of substrates, and beneficial biogas (cogeneration and renewable natural gas [Federal Renewable Fuel Standard and eRIN Program]).  The discussion will include a case-study on the design, construction, and startup of anaerobic digester at the Amalgamated Sugar in Nampa, Idaho.

Kyle Bair has worked for Amalgamated Sugar Company for 12 years in various capacities. Over the last 5 years, Kyle has managed all aspects of environmental compliance for the Nampa, Idaho factory. Kyle’s educational background is in Biology and Environmental Science.

Christian Tasser has 23 years of experience in water and wastewater projects as a Design Engineer and Project Manager. Christian has experience in Europe and USA working on biogas cogeneration and food waste to energy facilities. He has managed various upgrades and expansions of industrial and municipal water/wastewater and biogas plants.  Christian has designed, permitted, and operated fuel cells, engines, and microturbines and has knowledge of energy tariffs and federal incentives for renewable energy projects.

For the first 20 RSVP’s FREE lunch will be delivered directly to you prior to the start of the meeting.  The following RSVP information is required.

(1) Full address of your location on February 16th to receive the lunch delivery around 11:30am.

(2) Any dietary restrictions.

 RSVP to awma.idaho@gmail.com and you will receive a Teams calendar invite.