2014 | Forest County Potawatomi Community Project Receives "Project of The Year" Award


2014 | Forest County Potawatomi Community Project Receives "Project of The Year" Award

Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) new biodigester


The Milwaukee Chapter of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) honored Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) Renewable Generation, LLC. for its new biodigester (waste-to-energy) Facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. AFE annually distinguishes companies that positively impact the facilities engineering industry by overcoming challenges and successfully completing noteworthy projects.

The program celebrates exceptional achievements by those in the facility engineering industry whose vision and accomplishments are extraordinary. Partners in the project included Greenfire Management Services-the tribal construction management Company, Symbiont – Science, Engineering and Construction, Miron Construction, Titus Energy, Advanced Waste Services and Biothane, as well as bioenergy researcher Dr. Daniel Zitomer of Marquette University.

Symbiont's waste-to-energy facility design: 

  • Treats 120,000 gal of high strength waste
  • Generates 2.0 MW of electricity
  • Generates 7.7 million BTU per hour of heat

Symbiont's services include:

  • Complete custom design of anaerobic digestion system to treat the organics to generate biogas.
  • The FCPC facility collects waste from over 10 food processing facilities.
  • The biogas is then used in 2 internal combustion engines to generate green energy.
  • Designed heat capture and transfer to the FCPC casino.