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Twofold Renewable in Tulare County

California’s Calgren Renewable Fuels uses renewable energy generated onsite to power its renewable fuel production process. When the Calgren Ethanol Biodigester officially opened in Tulare County, California, early this year, it represented a major commitment by the state of California to employ sustainable energy production. Located in the town of Pixley, the biodigester utilizes waste +Read more

Visalia Dairy Getting $3 Million To Convert Manure Into Power

The California Department of Food and Agriculture will award nearly $11.1 million to help pay to build five anaerobic digesters in the Central Valley, including one west of Visalia. AgPower Visalia, LLC, a partnership that includes the Moonlight Dairy near Visalia, will receive $3 million to put toward the digester that will be built on the dairy. +Read more

Porterville Recorder: Methane Joins Milk As Dairy Profit Item

A few California dairymen are dispensing home grown natural gas as well as milk as a profit item, pleasing their environmentalist friends as well as their neighbors. They are turning their dairies’ most reliable by-product – cow manure – into odorless natural gas which they can sell easily and profitably or use to meet costly +Read more

Renewable Energy: Regenis, DVO partner on California AD plant

A project that seeks to convert waste generated at dairy farms into biogas in California’s Central Valley has been commissioned. The Calgren Ethanol Biodigester, located in Pixley, California, will bring together a two-stage mixed plug flow digester, designed by Wisconsin-based DVO Inc. and built by Regenis, Ferndale, Washington, the largest builder of digesters in the western United States. +Read more

Triple Pundit: Manure-to-Energy Plant Launches in San Joaquin Valley

Tulare County, California, recently surpassed nearby Fresno County as the top agriculture-producing county in terms of economic value within the U.S. It’s also the country’s top dairy producing county. The result has been more investment and economic growth in a rapidly booming area already home to 450,000 people. But there is also a downside to the local +Read more