MP Lloyd Longfield and MPP Liz Sandals announced today, that the University of Guelph has been assigned to take part in a $1.5 million dollar project to achieve Energy neutrality in wastewater treatment.
By Reducing demand and recovering energy from biogas, the UofG alongside General Electric and McMaster University will look to test new ways to reduce energy consumption, utilize beneficial resources and generate energy from Wastewater. The$1.5 million dollars come after several investments from the Minister of Research, innovation and Science, and General Electric. The U of G will receive $368,000 to host research at it’s cutting edge Wastewater pilot facility on campus.
Other Schools involved include : Ryerson University, Queen’s University, University of Ontario Technology, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Western University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and the Cities of London and Guelph are also Partners in the project.