Family Farm is Saving Lungs with Cow Dung

Laura McNamara

Pennsylvania is honoring a family farm operation that has developed a new “manure digester.” The farm developed the new system in collaboration with NativeEnergy. The project is meant to help residents will breathe easier with cleaner air. High quality carbon offsets provider NativeEnergy is proud to announce the Brubaker Farms’ family dairy farm methane project, a new anaerobic digester/generator system …

Agribusiness, Energy, Environment, Farming, Technology

New Podcast on Domestic Fuel

Chuck Zimmerman

Over on our sister Domestic Fuel site we just introduced a new podcast today to feature renewable energy news twice a month (or more often). The Domestic Fuel Cast will feature people and news of interest in the alternative fuels industry. If you’d like subscribe to the podcast then here’s the url/feed link: http://zimmcomm.biz/domesticfuel/domestic-fuel-cast.xml. You can use your browser (IE, …

Energy, Podcasts

Meet The New EPIC Executive Director

Chuck Zimmerman

The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) has a new executive director. She’s Toni Nuernberg, who comes to EPIC from ACA International in Minneapolis where she worked for 29 years, the last 12 as chief operating officer of ACA International Holding Company Inc. and its for-profit subsidiaries. Nuernberg says when she decided to make a career move she was looking …

Audio, Energy, Ethanol

Farming Wind Energy

Chuck Zimmerman

Noting runs like a Deere, except maybe the wind. And now John Deere is farming that wind. John Deere Wind Energy is into lots of domestic energy projects these days and that includes investing in and providing value-added services to utility-scale wind projects that involve multiple wind turbines with a nameplate capacity of 1.25 megawatts or greater. For example, Corn …

Energy, John Deere, Video