Plant-e has won the Winnet Water Innovation Award in collaboration with the municipality of Zeist. With the research grant that was won, a Plant-e tubular system was installed in the sewage of the De Brink kinderboerij in Zeist. This system contributes to a sustainable waste water chain by using the sewage water for the generation of electricity and purifying the water. This process reduces the emission of methane. Methane is a 23 times stronger greenhouse gas than CO2.
Research questions which we try to answer in this pilot include: