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Does Converting Cow Manure To Electricity Pay Off?
2011-10-14 04:21:04

Successful renewable energy project detailed in the Journal of Dairy Science Studies have estimated that converting manure from the 95 million animal units in the United States would produce renewable energy equal to 8 billion gallons of gasoline, or 1% of the total energy consumption in the nation. Because more and more farmers and communities are interested in generating renewable energy from farm waste, there is a growing need for information on the economic feasibility and...

2009-10-19 08:00:00

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Governor Jay Nixon today cut the ribbon on an innovative, new renewable energy project in Jefferson City, Missouri. This renewable energy project, developed through a partnership between Republic Services, Ameresco, Columbia Water & Light, and the State of Missouri, was recently featured at The White House in a meeting hosted by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The project was highlighted for...