S T. CATHARINES, Ont.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 11, 2023–

Due to its continued successful delivery of anaerobic digesters (AD) and renewable natural gas (RNG) technology to the North American market, PlanET Biogas has created Organic PlanET, a new company focused specifically on food waste processing and nutrient recovery technologies. This complementary platform will enhance PlanET’s leadership position in the organic to renewable energy market and help it execute complex manure-based and food waste projects across the US and Canada.

Leading this new effort will be recently hired mike muffel, formerly of GHD, who brings close to 20 years of experience in the AD, RNG and Organics Processing sectors. like the newly named Organic Program Director, Mike and his team will guide leading edge designs through project development to implementation. Known for his adaptive leadership approach, Mike has successfully led a wide range of projects, ranging from smaller farm manure-based AD and composting systems to larger municipal biogas projects. His proven track record of delivering organic management and RNG projects is based on his understanding of all aspects of a project’s life cycle, having played key roles on projects in Canada and around the world.

To further complement PlanET’s market expansion, david thompson has been hired as Director of Business Development. Joining us from Walker Industries, David comes with over 15 years of experience in the field of Engineering, Business Development and Project Management. An experienced leader in his field, Dave has a proven track record of developing and managing large and complex biogas, chemicals and renewable energy projects and has played a key role in growing the landfill gas-to-power portfolio of Walker Industries for the past 5 years. David’s efforts will focus on the continued growth of PlanET’s North American business.

After three consecutive years of doubling its staffing in North America, PlanET has promoted nils hirschformer General Manager in charge of Vice President – ​​Engineering, Sales and Procurement and has promoted patrick cluckpreviously Operations Manager to the position of Vice President – ​​Operations. In their expanded roles, both Patrick and Nils will continue to lead and support the dedicated efforts of PlanET’s continued presence in North America.

“We have uniquely positioned our company in the North American biogas market and our continued growth is a testament to the hard work and perseverance this great team has put in to achieve our goals,” said Derek Hundert, President of PlanET. . “With more than 40 North American facilities in operation or construction, we are just beginning to realize the potential this market has to offer.”

About PlanET Biogas

Pioneers in biogas since 1998, PlanET is a leader in the North American agricultural biogas sector and among the world leaders in the biogas industry. With more than 600 AD facilities and more than 80 RNG plants around the world, PlanET continues to promote biogas as a renewable energy source that delivers business success while protecting the climate. Our highly motivated and trained staff are customer focused and PlanET biogas plants are characterized by reliability, innovation and efficiency.

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CONTACT: David Thompson, P.Eng. ppm

Director of Business Development – ​​North America




SOURCE: PlanET Biogas

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