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The SIAAP and SUEZ introduce BioGNVAL, an unprecedented solution to convert wastewater into liquid biofuel

At the Valenton plant (Val-de-Marne), Belaïde Bedreddine, the President of the inter-departmental syndicate for the sanitation of the Paris conurbation (SIAAP) with the administrators and Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of SUEZ, today presented BioGNVAL, the innovation that transforms a part of the wastewater in the Paris region into liquid biofuel. The tour took place in the presence of Chantal Jouanno, Vice-President of the Ile-de-France region, Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Joëlle Colosio, Ile-de-France Regional Director of the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, the officials of Val-de-Marne and all the companies that took part in the project (ENGIE, IVECO, Cryo Pur, Thermoking).

The BioGNVAL industrial demonstrator is the first of its kind in France to reuse the biogas from the treatment of wastewater as liquid biofuel (bioLNG), a renewable energy that is easy to store and transport.