$20M For Manure Digester Draws Interest, Questions

Article originally published by Wisconsin Public Radio

Three state agencies are soliciting proposals to build at least one more large manure digester in Wisconsin. But even with $20 million in public funds on offer to back the project, some in the energy and agriculture sectors say things remain murky.

The state’s Public Service Commission, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are accepting proposals as part of the Focus on Energy program over the next few months for use of utility ratepayer money to build a multi-farm digester that would provide electricity from decaying livestock waste…
(See digester RFP under Funding below)