Tag: Oakley ethanol plant

Western Plains Energy builds $40 million biogas digester thanks to US federal funds

Western Plains Energy builds $40 million biogas digester thanks to US federal funds

October 1, 2012 |

In Kansas, Western Plains Energy plans to build a $40 million anaerobic digester to produce enough biogas to replace 90% of the fossil fuel used in the manufacturing process at the company’s 50-million-gallon Oakley ethanol plant. When completed, the digester is expected to provide 15 jobs converting manure, grain dust and food waste to power. […]

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