S7E12 - How to Make Carbon-Negative Fuel, Boost Utility's Revenue and Save the World!
with 🎙️ Kunal Shah - Chief Growth Officer at Anaergia and council member of the World Biogas Association, the Singapore Water Association, and Imagine H2O Asia.
💧 Anaergia ambitions to convert waste into a carbon-negative fuel for a sustainable future.
What we covered:
🔸 How we only tap into a fraction of the biogas potential today and why
🌎 How biomethane can change the Water Industry's carbon path at scale and today
🤝 How beyond just wastewater's organic potential, there's an incredible synergy to develop with other waste streams and how to leverage it
⛽ How a wastewater treatment plant can finally become a water resource factory, producing carbon negative fuel
💰 How achieving this shift will prevent cities from disposing of valuable waste in landfills while increasing their overall revenue
🧑🤝🧑 How Climate Change and Decarbonization talks should be integral parts of a modern company's culture
3️⃣ The three sources of waste Anaergia leverages to feed its renewable natural gas supply chain
🚀 The potential and limitations of all the current fads around new gas and energy sources
⏲️ The scale at which a biogas project becomes viable and the secrets to fast-track payback times
🧱 How breaking a Chinese wall inside a utility family actually changes the name of the game
🌟 How the north star of utility decision-makers is evolving and how resilience trumps all other KPIs
📆 How some still pursue fluffy targets while forward-looking utilities have clear marks with year-by-year rollouts
🌱 How challenging it is to lead complex project sales in the Water Industry as a young professional
💵 How much of a game-changer it was for Anaergia to walk the talk and finance its own endeavors from Day One
3️⃣ The three bottlenecks of Anaergia’s growth (that don’t include the usual suspects)
⚡ How Anaergia intends to become the “Tesla of Renewable Natural Gas” and how they execute that vision
🧑🏫 How the Water Industry is a living MBA for young water professionals, how they are desperately needed, and how they can get support
📈 The meaning of “Anaergia,” the common pitfalls of water entrepreneurship, resource recovery, Anaergia’s Ideal Customer Profile, Developing projects, Having skin in the game, Becoming a management partner for your customers... and so much more!
🔥 … and of course, we concluded with the 𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙙 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙦𝙪𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 🔥
➡️ Send your warm regards to Kunal on LinkedIn
➡️ Check Anaergia's website
➡️ Check out the full story (and an infographic) on how Carbon-Negative Fuels will decarbonize our World on the (don't) Waste Water Website!
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