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Cambrian Innovation Pilots Self-Powered Water Treatment System with U.S. Army

UNCLASSIFIED: Distribution Statement A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Army tests Cambrian’s advanced BioVolt™ system for off-grid applications BOSTON, MA and CARDEROCK, MD — June 7, 2016 — Cambrian Innovation, provider of advanced biotechnology products for water and energy management, today announced a partnership with the U.S. Army to demonstrate BioVolt™, a self-powered… View Article


Lagunitas Recycles Brewing Water

After considering several companies, Lagunitas turned to Cambrian Innovation, headquartered in Boston. Lagunitas liked that the company’s EcoVolt system was modular and scalable for future growth, Rixey says. Cambrian Innovation’s EcoVolt Reactor first came to market in late 2013. Bear Republic Brewing Co. and Lagunitas were the first to purchase the full-scale system. Two more brewers purchased the system in 2015. “Though we have focused primarily on craft breweries and wineries, the technology is a good fit for all food and beverage producers facing wastewater management challenges,” Matthew Silver, Founder and CEO of Cambrian Innovation, says.

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The Californian Craft Beer Brewed from Waste Water

The Guardian

Other craft breweries, such as Lagunitas Brewing Company and Bear Republic Brewing Co in Sonoma County, California, are using a new onsite wastewater treatment system housed in a shipping container.

The EcoVolt, developed by Boston-based startup Cambrian Innovation, is powered by electrically active bacteria that use anaerobic digestion to scrub the breweries’ wastewater of up to 90% of pollutants, according to Baji Gobburi, the company’s director of sales and marketing.

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Northern United Brewing Company Installs Cambrian Innovation’s EcoVolt Mini

Cambrian Launches Groundbreaking, Small-Scale Wastewater Treatment Solution BOSTON and DEXTER, Mich. — December 1, 2015 — Cambrian Innovation, provider of distributed water and wastewater solutions for industrial producers, today announced Northern United Brewing Company (NUBC) is the first customer to install Cambrian’s EcoVolt® Mini. The EcoVolt Mini converts high-strength wastewater into reusable quality water in… View Article


Cambrian Innovation Launches $30M Fund to Finance Distributed Clean Water Solutions

Water-energy purchase agreement eliminates upfront costs for onsite clean water and energy solutions BOSTON — November 18, 2015 — Cambrian Innovation, provider of biotechnology solutions for industrial partners, today announced the launch of a pioneering financing vehicle for distributed clean water and energy solutions backed by a $30M fund. Under the new financing mechanism, called… View Article