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Biogas microgrids could reduce odors and outages for hog farm neighbors
Thursday May 10th 2018, 11:25 am

A first-of-its-kind microgrid at a North Carolina hog farm combines solar, biogas and batteries.

This is a nice look by the Energy News Network at an emerging trend in North Carolina’s intense hog industry. Reporter Elizabeth Ouzts took a deep look at this late last year for, with her work underwritten in part by the Society of Environmental Journalists and done in partnership with NC Policy Watch.

A key finding of our reporting: Anaerobic digestion “offers a critical upside for managers of all types of organic byproducts – from animal manure to food waste to sewage.”

Read our reporting here


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