A Washington state power company is using cow manure to generate electricity.
MONROE, Wash. (KING) - Snohomish County Public Utility Managers in Washington State topped Puget Sound Energy in a bid to buy manure-generated power from digester operator near Monroe.
Methane is captured from the waste to power a generator that converts it to electricity. The Qualco Energy digester turns manure from a nearby dairy farm into enough energy to power 300 homes.
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