Murphy-Brown and Alpental Energy Partners converting manure to electricity

December 30, 2013 |

In Utah, Smithfield reports that Murphy-Brown LLC’s Circle 4 Farms and Alpental Energy Partners, LLC are producing electricity via two methane digesters that Alpental put into operation in November 2012 at the Circle 4 facility just outside Milford. Murphy-Brown is the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

The two methane digesters at Milford are operational and producing renewable energy from some of Circle 4’s hog manure. The digesters are providing enough electricity to power about 3,000 homes and businesses.

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