New to anaerobic digestion? Let AD 101 walk you through a biogas recovery system. (Photo: GE Energy, Jenbacher gas engines)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's AgSTAR Program is a voluntary outreach and educational program that promotes the recovery and use of methane from animal manure.
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Complete mix and plug flow digesters, generator and flare. Photos: AgSTAR
U.S. Agricultural AD Trends
Steady Growth. AgSTAR estimates that 202 AD systems operate at U.S. commercial livestock farms.
Complete Mix and Mixed Plug Flow Designs. Increasingly, these systems are chosen over other technologies such as covered lagoons.
Energy Generation. More than 650 million kWh/year of energy is produced by operational projects.
Environmental Benefits. In 2012, approximately 1.76 MMTCO2e emissions were reduced or avoided.
September 10, 2013 - 2013 AgSTAR Conference Proceedings Posted more »
June 5, 2013 - AgSTAR Updates Project Database more »
June 5, 2013 - Updates to AgSTAR Conference more »
Feb. 4, 2014 - 13th Annual Harvesting Clean Energy Conference more »
Apr. 7, 2014 - BioCycle REFOR14 West more »
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