Hog Waste producing Electricity

Posted on Fri, Sep 30, 2011 @ 05:19 PM

Check out this article from Science Daily about Duke University using Hog waste to produce electricity and carbon offsets.

Something we’ve been doing at our organic farm for the past year, looks like we’re ahead of the game!

ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2011) — A pilot waste-to-energy system constructed by Duke University and Duke Energy this week garnered the endorsement of Google Inc., which invests in high-quality carbon offsets from across the nation to fulfill its own carbon neutrality goals. The system, on a hog finishing facility 25 miles west of Winston-Salem, converts hog waste into electricity and creates carbon offset credits. Read More…

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