Connecticut Staple and Southington Energy Innovator Taking Recycling to New Heights. Lake Compounce and Quantum Biopower Announce Partnership.

Quantum Biopower, a Southington, Connecticut, firm, has received approval from the Southington Planning & Zoning committee to build a food recycling and anaerobic digestion facility in the city. Quantum notes that the facility, when completed, will be the first of its kind in the state.

A Southington company has received a $2 million loan from the Connecticut Green Bank to build a $12 million food-waste-to-energy-plant. When complete, the $12 million project will produce up to 1.1 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power up to 800 homes.