Anaerobic digestion seen as renewable energy solution

Anaerobic digestion seen as renewable energy solution

The potential of anaerobic digestion as a renewable energy solution is being discussed in southern Minnesota. 

Shannon Schlecht with the Minnesota Ag Utilization Research Institute says anaerobic digestion involves using bacteria to break down biproducts to release methane that can be turned into renewable natural gas.

“And we have the digestate as a biproduct of the solids that come out of that, and that can be used for bedding, for fertilizers.


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