Middlebury College partners with Goodrich Farm on anaerobic digester project
September 24, 2019 by The Middlebury Campus
Middlebury College in Vermont broke ground on an anaerobic digester facility at the end of August, pushing the college towards its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2028.
The digester, the first of its kind in Vermont, will combine cow manure and food waste to convert the energy stored in organic materials present in the manure into renewable natural gas (RNG). The college will be the primary consumer of the energy produced at the dairy farm and is currently the only college in the country that’s in a partnership with a digester. | READ MORE