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Puget Sound Power makes first manure power purchase


March 16, 2009
By Marg Land

March 16, 2009, Seattle, Wa – Last week, Puget Sound Power bought its
first batch of electricity from Qualco Energy’s biomass digester,
culminating five years of work by Qualco, a nonprofit business made up
of local farmers, First Nations, and a salmon preservation group.

March 16, 2009, Seattle, Wa – Last week, Puget Sound Power bought its first batch of electricity from Qualco Energy’s biomass digester, culminating five years of work by Qualco, a nonprofit business made up of local farmers, First Nations, and a salmon preservation group.

Qualco receives $300,000 a year for providing enough electricity to power about 280 homes. The digester receives about 65,000 gallons of manure a day from area dairy farms.

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