Tag: cow manure

Protestor fighting against proposed Irish biogas plant throws cow manure at officials

Protestor fighting against proposed Irish biogas plant throws cow manure at officials

January 9, 2023 |

In Ireland, the Irish Examiner reports that a local official and a junior minister had cow manure thrown at them during a public meeting last week in County Galway where the recent planning decision had been taken to approve a biogas facility on the edge of the town limits of Gort. The meeting was organized […]

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UW–Madison researchers transform cow manure solids into medium chain fatty acids

UW–Madison researchers transform cow manure solids into medium chain fatty acids

January 3, 2022 |

In Wisconsin, researchers at UW–Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute have published a new study on how to transform the solid leftovers of cow manure into versatile chemicals called medium chain fatty acids. These fatty acids are valued because they can be used to make biodiesel to power a car or into green jet fuels. The versatile building […]

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Waste not, want not: New process turns manure into fatty acids

Waste not, want not: New process turns manure into fatty acids

December 26, 2021 |

In Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers demonstrated a new process for transforming a plentiful Wisconsin waste – the solid leftovers of cow manure – into fatty acids, energy-rich molecules that can be used to make biodiesel, green jet fuels, and a wide range of important chemicals. Civil and environmental engineering graduate student Abel T. Ingle, […]

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Vermont manure and brewery waste sugar waste stream has extremely high yields

Vermont manure and brewery waste sugar waste stream has extremely high yields

July 21, 2014 |

In Vermont, a project which uses cow manure and beer brewery waste to create a high-sugar content waste stream has projected yields and energy balances comparable to other projects which have used direct sugar streams, according to the project’s USDA grant. The Vermont Fuel Dealers Association was awarded a $51,000 grant in 2013 to research […]

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