Individual Project Summaries, 2011

(2011) Individual Project Summaries, 2011. Iowa Economic Development Authority

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Abstract

Farms to Fuel project will demonstrate technology to produce alternative renewable energy by combining cattle manure with organic industrial waste products in an anaerobic digester. The digester produces methane gas which fires an engine set to generate base load electricity. This would create environmental benefits by turning crop, livestock, and industrial waste into renewable energy in a sustainable and profitable way. Other benefits of the project include the production of a fertilizer that is more readily applicable to crops than in its raw form.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Sustainable energy, Farms, Crops, Livestock
Subjects: Agriculture and food production
Agriculture and food production > Crops
Agriculture and food production > Livestock
Natural resources and environment > Energy resources
ID Code: 14158
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 28 Jan 2013 16:52
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2013 16:52
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/14158