Waste to energy plant creates power from hog manure

The largest W2E biogas project is under construction. In Northern Missouri, a huge $80 million waste to energy project is under development by Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri (MBM), a Smithfield Foods livestock production subsidiary. The team intends to capture and harvest biogas from 88 existing lagoons. The companies claim that this is the biggest waste-to-energy project of its kind and they expect to harvest hundreds of millions of cubic feet of the renewable natural gas each year that will be distributed in the area.…

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Waste to energy plant comes online in Wales

The biggest food to waste power facility in Wales begins operation and will recycle over 22,000 tons of food waste annually. Biogen’s £7.5 million Waen waste to energy plant is located in Denbighshire and will produce 1 megawatt (MW) of renewable energy for the national grid, which is about enough electricity to power 2,000 homes or the entire city of St. Asaph. A bio-fertilizer will also be produced by the plant and supplied to local farmland. The anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will be used for more than just generating power.…

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