Minnesota Will Host Turkey Manure Power Plant

Date: December 15, 2004

Source: News Room

Fibrominn, a subsidiary of power plant builder Homeland Renewable Energy, LLC of Boston, is building a power plant in Benson, Minnesota that will burn 90 percent turkey dung and create clean power for 55,000 homes. This will be the first large-scale plant of its type in the United States and the largest in the world. The 55-megawatt plant will burn 700,000 tons of dung a year and produce fertilizer as a byproduct. Utility Xcel has agreed to purchase the turkey power.
More information: www.xcelenergy.com.

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