Biodico builds, owns and operates sustainable biorefineries based upon patented and proprietary technology developed over the past 19 years. Biodico has developed full-scale commercial facilities in Australia, California, Colorado, Nevada and Texas, and has conducted feedstock and production feasibility studies for clients in over 20 countries. Biodico’s team of experts is called upon frequently to address conferences and conduct workshops both domestically and internationally. Biodico is also the recipient of numerous grants to conduct fundamental research. In 2005, the Company was selected to receive the US EPA Project of the Year award for developing the first biogas operated, renewable biofuels production facility.
For the past ten years Biodico has worked with the U.S. Navy under a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) to design, develop, and deploy modular biofuel and bioenergy systems capable of processing the widest possible array of feedstocks and producing renewable on-demand primary heat and power. Biodico was awarded two separate grants from the California Energy Commission in 2010 and 2011 that run through March of 2015. These grants are for the purpose of developing self-sufficient integrated energy systems, cultivating advanced aquatic and terrestrial feedstocks, and implementing Automated Remote Integrated Energy System (ARIES) process controls enabling simultaneous centralized command, control and support of multiple systems. These deployable distributed biorefineries are designed to produce over 10 million gallons of advanced biofuels annually and over 25 times more power than they consume. The demonstration system is operated under the CRADA with the US Navy’s Naval Facilities Expeditionary Warfare Center at the National Environmental Technology Test Site at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, CA. A parallel facility has been developed to focus on the cultivation and processing of ultra-low carbon intensity aquatic and terrestrial feedstocks at the Biodico Agricultural Research Station at Red Rock Ranch in California’s Central Valley. Together these facilities demonstrate advanced biorefinery technology in both military and civilian settings.
Biodicos' ARIES© Project is Operated at the National Environmental Test Site at Naval