Bernard Sheff, PE
Vice President, Biogas Engineering
Chairman, American Biogas Council
National Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
Mr. Sheff brings 34 years of experience in the design and operation of digesters and nutrient management systems. His first digester started in December of 1991 at a packing facility in Plainwell, Michigan. He has provided trouble shooting for digestion systems across the United States and Europe and is a professional engineer licensed in 4 states. Mr. Sheff will provide principal oversight to all anaerobic digestion projects.
Highlighted Publications and Presentations:
Keynote Speaker, International Biomass Conference and Expo 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bernard B. Sheff, PE, Vice President of Renewable Energy, ES Engineering and Chairman of American Biogas Council, April 21, 2015.
The State of The Biogas Industry, Featured Speaker, Midwest Energy Research Consortium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bernard B. Sheff, PE, Vice President of Renewable Energy, ES Engineering and Chairman of American Biogas Council, 22 January 2015.
Invited Panel Participant, Waste to Bio: Energy, Fuels, Gas & Chemicals Summit, Bernard Sheff, PE Vice President of Agriculture, Chicago, Illinois, July 08-10, 2014.
Overview of Uses of Biogas from Digestion of Food Wastes and Residuals: Heat, Electricity and Renewable Natural Gas/Biomethane; US Compost Council – American Biogas Conference Workshop, Oakland California, Bernard Sheff, PE, Vice President Anaergia Inc. January 26, 2014.
Taking a project from a schematic to biogas; Steps and Procedures to get from a Dream to an Operating Facility, American Biogas Council Preconference Workshop: How to Avoid Digester Failures, Operating Errors – and Find Financial Success Columbus, Ohio – Bernard Sheff, PE, Vice President of Agriculture, Anaergia Inc. October 20, 2013.
ABC Workshop: Four Steps to a Successful Project – Financing, Technology, Policy and Partnerships Chicago, Illinois, Cost Impacts of Technology, Bernard Sheff, PE Vice President of Agriculture, 8 July 2013.
Renewable Natural Gas/Biomethane for Vehicle Fuel: Understanding Fleet Integration, Market Dynamics, and Infrastructure, ACT Expo – American Biogas Conference Workshop, Bernard Sheff, PE, Vice President Anaergia Inc., June 25, 2013.
AD Solutions to Meet Changing MSW Regulations, April 10, 2013, BioCycle West Coast Conference 2013, Business of Anaerobic Digestion Track, San Diego, California, Nicole Rinauro, Principal, Rinauro Consulting and Bernard Sheff, PE, Vice President of Agriculture, Anaergia Inc. AD Solutions to Meet Changing MSW Regulations, April 10, 2013.
Digestion of Grease and Food Processing Residuals: Overview of Current Status and Trends in Digestion Industry 2013 MWEA Biosolids Conference, Novi, MI. Bernard Sheff, PE, Vice President Anaergia Inc. March 7, 2013.
Carbon Management Workshop: Digester Economics for a Complete Mix Digester, AgStar 2012: Got Manure? Bernard Sheff, PE President UTS Residual Processing, an Anaergia Company, March 27, 2012.
Sheff & Sons Engineering
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