Despite benefits, biogas faces challenge at WI dairies
January 8, 2014 – Wisconsin is already a leading producer of energy from dairy waste, and sunny industry reports suggest the opportunity for the number of digesters in the U.S. to grow more than tenfold in the next decade to a mature market worth nearly $3 billion a year.
But today, the market for anaerobic digesters –covered lagoons or tanks designed for efficiently extracting usable biogas from manure and other agricultural waste – is still small. And a thicket of complications needs to be resolved before the industry can make the most of this optimistic future. READ MORE