Fortistar retains Specialized Biogas to develop WTE services for solid waste market

Written By: Stratton Report
December 6, 2016

On December 6, Fortistar, announced that it has retained Specialized Biogas Services, headed by William Held, to help in the development of landfill gas and renewable energy projects and services.

Fortistar stresses that it develops, owns and operates lower carbon energy generating assets that support the transition to zero carbon emissions. Fortistar companies include TruStar Energy, Primary Energy Recycling, Fortistar Methane Group, Fortistar Biomass Group, Clock.In and Skyonic.

According to the firm, SBS will assist Fortistar to develop services for clients in the solid waste market. These services include air and environmental reporting; permitting, data management and analysis; and overall project analysis, feasibility and management.

Held formed SBS in early 2016, focusing on the development of biogas and renewable natural gas projects from project development to fuel distribution. Prior to SBS, Held was a senior director of renewable energy at Republic Services.

Mark Comora, President, Fortistar noted:

“William is well respected by municipalities and the energy industry, and is known for his ability to deliver innovative projects that create revenue and reduce carbon emissions. I look forward to working closely with SBS to create new services for the solid waste and lower carbon energy markets. At Fortistar, we believe strongly that sustainability,at no additional cost, is the key to a successful transition to a zero-carbon society.”