Friday, July 22, 2011

Pig Poop Power

Farm animals are generating power in rural Dodge, Nebraska. Hog farmer Danny Kluthe is using the poop from his 7,500 pigs to convert hog waste into methane that creates electricity for Kluthe's home... and nearly 40 other homes. Kluthe's success is due to a device called a methane digester.

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