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October 4, 2017, Finland – The electricity used at this year’s Helsinki International Horse Show will be produced entirely with horse manure at Fortum’s Järvenpää power plant. The electricity consumption of the event is expected to be about 140 MWh, and the origin of the electricity will be verified by…
February 15, 2017, Rhodesdale, MD – Governor Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder recently toured the Murphy family’s Double Trouble Farm – the first Maryland poultry operation to install cutting-edge technology that converts poultry litter to energy. The Maryland Department of Agriculture awarded a $970,000 animal waste technology grant…
  Aug. 27, 2015, Herefordshire, UK – Cargill’s European poultry business has signed a 20-year agreement to convert poultry manure to energy with technology from BHSL.
July 29, 2014, Baltimore, MD – The project seemed simple enough — build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland’s fledgling renewable energy industry But 18 months after being heralded…
October 24, 2013, Annapolis, MD – An Annapolis firm sees a money-making opportunity in household garbage and chicken waste.Energy3 LLC is trying to interest Maryland municipalities in a procedure to gasify curbside garbage — and chicken manure — and then turn it into electricity. The power generated can be sold…
October 2, 2013 – Waste from dairy farms and beer breweries could provide the necessary ingredients to grow algae-based biofuels, leaders of a project designed to research this technology said recently.Matt Cota, executive director of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association, announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the association…
Sept. 20, 2013, Gettysburg, PA - The Gettysburg Nutrient and Recovery Facility plant burns through 240 tons of egg layer manure per day, turning it into valuable fertilizer, animal feed supplements and enough renewable thermal energy to power the plant and roughly 2,500 homes.The plant's ability to burn through nitrogen…
Jul. 30, 2012, Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture highlighted how our nation's forests are contributing billions of dollars to the economy and creating jobs through tourism, restoration, and renewable energy initiatives. The U.S. Forest Service released its annual visitor survey which showed Forest Service lands attracted 166…
Jul. 24, 2012, Dublin, Ireland - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9s5f75/biogas_production) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book 'Biogas Production. Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion' to their offering. Biogas Production covers the most cutting-edge pretreatment processes being used and studied today for the production of biogas.…
Jul. 4, 2012 - Dutch Organic Waste technology specialist Christiaens Group and Swiss-German Renergon International AG, producer of Dry Anaerobic Digestion technology further develop their synergy. Dutch Christiaens Group recently acquired a minority interest in Renergon International, a Swiss-German manufacturer of proven Dry Anaerobic Digestion Technology. This participation means a…
Dec. 16, 2011, Salisbury, MD - Perdue AgriBusiness, Inc., in partnership with Fibrowatt LLC, has submitted a proposal to the state of Maryland in response to the State's Clean Bay Power Request for Proposal. The Fibrowatt/Perdue AgriBusiness proposal calls for a combined heat and power biomass boiler operation to be…
The plan by a company called EnergyWorks to build a $30 million thermal gasification plant near Gettysburg, Penn., to process manure generated by the state’s largest egg producer is one of those ideas that seems to have “can’t miss” written all over it.
June 22, 2010, Sackville, N.B. – A New Brunswick beef farmer literally has tonnes of manure he'd like to burn for energy, but says the government won't pay him enough to do it.
March 24, 2010 - The Alberta government has joined forces with several counties in the province plus the local agriculture industry to launch a four-year project aimed at increasing the amount of liquid dairy manure being injected or applied through surface banding.

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