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Report aims to increase biogas use


March 31, 2011
By The Business Journal

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Report aims to increase biogas use


The Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative recently released a new report that
explores options to increase electricity production using biogas, a renewable
fuel produced from manure crops and food waste.

March 31, 2011, Milwaukee,
WI – The Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative recently released a new report that
explores options to increase electricity production using biogas, a renewable
fuel produced from manure crops and food waste.

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There are 31 operating
biogas digesters in Wisconsin and 151 nationwide, according to the report. The
digesters convert waste into a gas that can be burned to generate electricity.
Beyond being a renewable energy source, converting manure from Wisconsin’s
herds into biogas reduces odors, produces ammonium, a primary component in
fertilizer, and could improve cleanliness of state waterways, the report
stated.

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