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Researcher coaxes biomaterial out of its shell September 2016

A researcher at Lakehead University is studying a material found in discarded shellfish shells that offers properties with promising industrial uses. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ground broken on $6 million Hungarian biogas plant December 2013

Construction of a new biogas plant is under way in Hungary, where officials predict it will cover the energy needs of thousands of homes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Using algae to clean water, feed livestock December 2013

Researchers are looking to see if algae can be used to clean water polluted by manure, then safely fed to livestock as a food source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CA dairy operator eager to restart digester August 2013

California dairyman Ron Koetsier is awaiting state approval to restart his farm's anaerobic digester, which has been renovated to use the latest technology. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Enzymes from horse feces may streamline biofuel production May 2013

Stepping into unexplored territory in efforts to use corn stalks, grass and other non-food plants to make biofuels, scientists recently described the discovery of a potential treasure-trove of candidate enzymes in fungi thriving in the feces and intestinal tracts of horses. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Horse manure gaining interest at NY college April 2013

Horse manure is gaining attention on the Morrisville State College campus – and not for use as a fertilizer. The waste is being considered as an energy source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WA AD operators describe benefits, challenges March 2013

With four years of experience behind them, owners of an anaerobic digester in Snohomish County, Wash., say the operation has brought many benefits. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MSU selects company to construct biogas plant October 2012

Anaergia Inc. announced that it has been selected to develop an anaerobic digestion system at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Mich. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI cow manure could replace coal – report October 2012

Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative (WBI) study shows Wisconsin could become a national leader in bioenergy production using agriculture and food processing waste. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

SmartFerm technology introduced in California

Zero Waste Energy has developed two semi-mobile anaerobic digestion plant facilities in California. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Design phase started for TX biogas plant July 2012

Design work has started on what is being marketed as the world’s largest biogas plant for cow manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MD biogas project will digest manure, food waste May 2012

An anaerobic digestion project planned for a dairy farm in Massey, Md., will convert dairy manure & local food waste into renewable compressed natural gas. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Harper government invests in Alberta LTH technology May 2012

A new leading-edge technology capable of converting agricultural waste materials into high-value commercial products is one step closer to becoming a reality. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Perdue AgriBusiness and Fibrowatt Partner on Clean Bay Power Project December 2011

Perdue AgriBusiness Inc. and Fibrowatt LLC proposed a heat and power biomass boiler in Maryland from poltry litter, layer hen manure and wood chips. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry manure gasifier to reduce nutrients flowing into Chesapeake Bay December 2011

The plan by a company called EnergyWorks to build a $30 million thermal gasification plant near Gettysburg, Penn., to process manure generated by the state’s largest egg producer is one of those ideas that seems to have “can’t miss” written all over it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Another use for poultry litter biochar December 2010

USDA scientists are finding ways to improve rain gardens so they not only reduce runoff, but also keep toxic metals out of storm drains. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Construction begins on anaerobic digester at U of G October 2010

PlanET Biogas Solutions has begun construction on a new power plant at the Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New facility to add value to byproducts October 2010

The University of Manitoba's Agricultural By-Products Processing Research & Demonstration Facility will turn low-value agriculture by-products into commodities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Distillers grains could boost industry competitiveness September 2010

Distillers grains could be a cost-effective feed alternative for Ontario beef farmers looking for new ways to increase the competitiveness of their industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Policy for renewable energy won't work for everyone June 2010

A New Brunswick beef farmer literally has tonnes of manure he'd like to burn for energy, but says the government won't pay him enough to do it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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