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Has anyone toured the Anaerobic Bioreactor in Montana?

 
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If you watch the movie, Need to Grow (you can watch the screening free until Oct 15th at https://grow.foodrevolution.org/screening/), you
will see them talk about Michael Smith's invention in Montana.

The AACT Organic Carbon Engine (OCE) is a biomass powered device that generates syngas, bio-oil and biocarbon (biochar).  
Residual heat and CO2, generated by the conversion process, is recycled back into the GPH system for the cultivation of
algae and its conversion into organic fertilizer and fuel.  The OCE is capable of processing up to six tons of biomass daily
as it generates two tons of biocarbon and 360 gallons of bio-oil

Biocarbon from the OCE is combined with the digested algae from our ABR to produce our proprietary soil amendment blends.

AACT’s adaptive behavioral controls sense and regulate the flow of thermal energy, carbon dioxide and biomass through the
entire system for the optimal production of biofuels, fertilizer and electricity.



https://www.algaeaqua.com/full/PBR.html

Just wondering if anyone has toured it or if anyone else has created something like this elsewhere. It seems that they are licensing the technology.

 
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This link is active again.  They are selling the movie for $7, but you can watch it for free at the above link.  

They're also selling a big packet of video content, including the full video of the various interviews from which they made the movie, and a few video courses on things like composting and gardening, also something from Dr. Bush on the gut microbiome, etc etc etc for $67.

I'm still curious to hear if anybody has visited this site, in Columbia Falls Montana at the Stoltze Land and Lumber Company.  I asked Paul and it's not within his area of interest.

Although now that I think about it, it's kind of interesting that Mike Smith, the inventor of the green power house, started out as a computer programmer as well.
 
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I wish we could get someone to tour this and give us more info. I will re-watch the video. Last time it was incredibly inspiring.

I didn't see a link for the extra interviews / package - where is that?

Who else lives in Montana who would want to tour and tell us about this???

 
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For me, the descriptions of the extra stuff they'll sell you are below the Vimeo window that has the movie.  Just keep scrolling down.
 
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