Animal Wastes to Generate Power

Environmental Power Corporation announced that it has executed a 15-year contract with Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to supply electricity from up to 15 MW of generating capacity expected to be produced from multiple installations, which will use primarily animal wastes to produce biogas and electricity.

NEW YORK, New York 2002-03-27 [] “We are pleased to execute this agreement which is one of the cornerstones in our efforts to roll out our licensed, proprietary anaerobic digestion to electricity process,” said Joseph E. Cresci, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of POWR. POWR is an independent power producer which employs pollution mitigation strategies to enhance the value of its generating facilities. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Microgy Cogeneration Systems, Inc., POWR holds the exclusive North American license for a Danish technology for efficient extraction of methane from animal and other wastes which can be used for energy production. Environmental Power Corporation is an energy company with annual revenues in excess of US$50 million, which is focused on power generation, including waste coal, biomass and distributed generation.
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