Anaerobic Digestion

Jordan Dairy Farm digester and CHP system
The Jordan Dairy Farm digester and CHP system (Rutland, MA) combines the farm's own dairy cow manure with byproducts from regional food processing companies to make heat and electricity. (Photo Credit: Randy Jordan)

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The Mass Clean Energy Center provided Jordan Dairy Farms with $360,000 to fund feasibility studies, and design, and construction costs, while the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources contributed over $50,000 toward other project costs. State and federal officials gathered to celebrate the project's completion in June 2011 in Rutland, Mass.