Pasteurization Technology Group's Greg Ryan Presents "Water Tech Innovations" at Verge San Francisco 2013

Mr. Ryan offers an entrepreneur's perspective on how sustainable wastewater disinfection technology with renewable energy generation can create significant cost savings for food processing, beer, and agriculture businesses

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- October 9, 2013 San Leandro, CA. Greg Ryan, co-founder and CEO of Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), is a featured speaker at the upcoming VERGE San Francisco 2013, a conference that focuses on where technology meets sustainability. As part of a panel that convenes some of the industry's top water technology innovators, Mr. Ryan will share his vision for how water technology can help enable growth in water-dependent industries like food processing while also significantly reducing water treatment and energy costs.


The Food-Energy-Water Nexus at Verge SF 2013

  • Panel: Water Tech Innovations from Startups to Corporates. Innovative water technologies will play an essential role in securing our global food supply. This panel will explore how entrepreneurs, investors and corporates are approaching the water innovation opportunity in the food and agriculture sectors.
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013. 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Host: Scott Bryan, COO,Imagine H2O.
  • Panelists: Greg Ryan, Co-Founder & CEO, Pasteurization Technology Group; Chris Morrison, Division Vice President/Global - Water Division, Nalco/ Ecolab; Marty Reed, Principal, The Roda Group.
  • To set up a meeting with Mr. Ryan at the event, contact Tim Cox at 650-369-7784 or

Greg Ryan is an experienced entrepreneur with roots in agriculture, food processing, water, and energy. He is also an expert in the application of highly efficient, cost-effective and sustainable solutions that enable the recycling of water. He founded PTG with the vision of turning wastewater and biogas into valuable resources for the food processing and agriculture industries. PTG is growing rapidly and attracting interest from companies across different industries as the only eco-friendly wastewater disinfection technology that creates renewable energy. PTG recently received the prestigious 2013 Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation(WEF), the worldwide industry association for water and wastewater professionals, as well as a Katerva Award that is often called the "Nobel Prize of Sustainability".

The PTG eco-friendly system for wastewater disinfection and renewable energy

PTG's patented technology is the first and only technology to combine wastewater disinfection with the generation of renewable energy. PTG's integrated systems can use available waste by-products (such as biogas) or natural gas to power a turbine or engine that generates electricity. The turbine's hot exhaust air (which is typically wasted) passes through a waste-heat recovery unit that increases the temperature of wastewater to disinfect it. PTG's intelligent software efficiently optimizes energy and water flow throughout the integrated system. PTG's systems are significantly more cost-effective and energy-efficient than other disinfection methods. Unlike other wastewater disinfection approaches, PTG's technology is sustainable and does not require toxic chemicals such as chlorine, or costly electrical power and expensive UV lamps. As a result, PTG's systems fit a broad range of applications in both the municipal and industrial market sectors such as agriculture, food processing, and beverage processing.

About Pasteurization Technology Group

California-based Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) is a rapidly growing, venture capital-backed company that is revolutionizing the disinfection of wastewater. PTG's systems feature its patented "two-for-one" technology that combines eco-friendly wastewater disinfection with the generation of renewable energy. PTG's process is one of only a handful of technologies to pass the stringent standards of Title 22 in the state of California for the disinfection of water for reuse. PTG's technology has also been officially recognized in the influential EPA's Guidelines for Water Reuse. By channeling the typically wasted exhaust heat from a turbine or engine to disinfect wastewater, PTG's process is able to deliver the most energy-efficient and lowest-cost solution on the market. PTG's technology enables tremendous cost savings in water- and energy-intensive industries such as agriculture, beverage and food processing. PTG has won numerous awards including the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Innovative Technology Award, the Katerva Award, the Artemis Top 50 Water Tech award, and the Popular Science "Best of What's New" award. For more information, see, and follow us on Twitter (@PasTechGroup) and Facebook.

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