Manure Manager

Features Anaerobic Digestion Business/Policy Energy Energy Production Regulations State United States
N.C. waste-power deadline delayed


December 4, 2012 – The N.C. Utilities Commission has delayed this year’s deadline for some of the state’s electric power to come from hog and poultry wastes, acknowledging problems with an energy market that is “clearly in its infancy.”

Utilities, electric cooperatives and municipal power agencies say they face a litany of problems in meeting the manure-based aspects of North Carolina’s 2007 green-energy law. Those range from technical glitches to financing hurdles, contractual risks and uncertain environmental regulations. READ MORE