4 Michigan Farms Help Utility Produce Electricity

July 24, 2014 By Linda Hardesty

dairy energy manageConsumers Energy selected the following four Michigan farms to produce renewable energy with anaerobic digesters.

Beaver Creek Farms, Coopersville

Brook View Dairy, Freeport

Green Meadow Farms Inc., Elsie

Scenic View Dairy, Fennville

Consumers Energy developed the new anaerobic digester program along with Michigan State University and the state’s agricultural community.

The farms have the opportunity to generate electricity under long-term contracts that collectively provide 2.6 MW of electric capacity.

Photo: Dairy farm via Shutterstock

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