Bringing clean, sustainable Biosolids Gasification to New Jersey

Bringing clean, sustainable Biosolids Gasification to New Jersey



Customer Name

Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority


Aries Linden Biosolids Gasification Facility

Linden Plant Side View

Construction update: View from the side of the plant: 1) tower for spent sorbent; 2) low temperature heat exchange; 3) SCR – select catalytic reduction; 4) Tri Mer that contains filters and catalyst; 5) sorbent tank; 6) pipe connecting the high temperature heat exchange with the Tri Mer emissions module.

Linden plant inspection pictures with views of the gasifiers and dryers

Engineering staff (left) inspect the dryers and gasifier on the second floor of the building. CEO Greg Bafalis and CFO Mark Witt (right) take a close look at the fluidized bed gasifier.

Construction update: The three parts of the stack were lifted and welded into place on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The white cylinder next to the stack is the sorbent tank. The blue rectangle in the background is a filter module.

Bringing Environmental and Sustainability Benefits to New Jersey

Project Snapshot

  • State of the art, patented fluidized bed facility located in a re-purposed building within the Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority complex
  • Process 430 tons per day of biosolids
  • Producing 22 tons of beneficial biochar daily
  • Closed-loop system requires no fossil fuels during operations
  • Construction underway
  • Full operations in Q1 2021
Simple Process Flow Diagram

Local Benefits

  • Diverts 130,000 tons of biosolids from landfills annually
  • Lowest cost option for biosolids disposal in NY/NJ Metropolitan area
  • System is carbon negative and captures methane (with a global warming impact 23 times greater than CO2) that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere
  • Reduce Greenhouse Gases due to reduction in trucking miles of conventional disposal methods
  • Aries Clean Energy Build-Own-Operate model provides no financial risk to Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority
  • Host Community Benefits to City of Linden

  • Serving the largest metropolitan area in the US – The New York metropolitan area includes New York City, Long Island, and the Mid and Lower Hudson Valley in the state of New York; the five largest cities in New Jersey: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, and Edison, and their vicinities; six of the seven largest cities in Connecticut: Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, and Danbury, and their vicinities.
  • In a 25 mile radius, there are 13,517,045 people with 6,650,741 in the labor force.