Gallery Aikan 1
Gallery Aikan 1
October 2020
By Solum
Headquarters 2640 Hedehusene, Denmark

Aikan - An integrated waste handling facility producing green energy and organic composts and fertilizers

Aikan's technology addresses the challenge of waste management and provides a sustainable alternative for the production of energy, fertilizer and compost.

Aikan uses waste instead of burning or disposing of it, providing a smart waste management solution for governments and companies. Aikan's technology is capable of using a mixed waste stream with varying degrees of impurities. Through the hydrolysis of the waste, Aikan produces natural gas that is used for cogeneration of electricity and heat. Once this process is complete, the remaining solid waste is then sold as fertilizer and compost.

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Key features

  • Aikan's production requires 5,237.2 KwH less energy compared to the mainstream alternative
  • Aikan reduce CO2 emissions by 500 kg CO2-eq compared to the mainstream alternative


  • Pay back time reached under 5 years
  • Based on EU value of gas, compost, RDF and landfill-cost , Aikan's users can save up to 100 EUR / ton, generate a compost income of 45 EUR / ton and a biogas production valued at 45 cEUR per Nm3

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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