Friday, April 14, 2006

U.S. Dairy Uses Renewable Energy from Manure

As energy prices rise, we will no longer see animal manure as waste, but as a valuable energy and fertilizer resource. These initial projects show how to tap this gold mine of energy. -- Jeffrey Goettemoeller
U.S. Dairy Uses Renewable Energy from Manure:
"Krakow, Wisconsin [] Green Valley Dairy in Krakow, Wisconsin, generates approximately four million kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy a year, using manure from 2,500 head of cattle. That is enough to power about 400 average Wisconsin homes for one year. "

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