Life-Cycle Modeling and Environmental Impact Assessment of Commercial Scale Biogas Production (2012)

Client Organization: 
Swedish Biogas International LLC
Project Location : 
Ann Arbor, MI and Flint, MI
Summary of Project Idea: 

The goal of this project is to quantify the benefits and impacts of the Swedish Biogas International LLC facility in Flint, MI by applying dynamic life cycle modeling techniques. The project focuses on air emissions, material flows into and out of the facility, energy efficiency, and evaluating beneficial biosolid disposal opportunities.

SEAS Program Areas: 
Environmental Informatics
Sustainable Systems
SEAS Faculty Advisor: 
Shelie Miller
Master Students Involved in Project: 
  • Nicole Labutong, MS, Enviornmental Informatics/ Sustainable Systems
  • John Willard, MS, Sustainable Systems
  • Janet Mosley, MS, Sustainable Systems
  • Ryan Smith, MS/MSE, Sustainable Systems
Project Status: 
Past Project