Biogas

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Wisconsin Agricultural Biogas Casebook

July 2008 Edition Prepared for Wisconsin Focus on Energy – Renewables Program By Joe Kramer Energy Center of Wisconsin 455 Science Drive, Suite 200 Madison, WI 53711

Notice:
This publication is the property of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin and was funded through the Focus on Energy Program. Material in this publication does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of any product or service, by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, the Focus on Energy Program or any subcontractor of the Focus on Energy Program. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, the Focus on Energy Program, or any subcontractor of the Focus on Energy Program, is not responsible for inaccurate or incomplete data in this presentation.

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Table of Contents
Notice:................................................................................................................................. ii Table of Contents............................................................................................................... iii Introduction and Methodology ........................................................................................... 1 Summary Information......................................................................................................... 3 Case Studies ...................................................................................................................... 10 Baldwin Dairy – Baldwin, Wisconsin .......................................................................... 10 Clover Hill Dairy – Campbellsport, Wisconsin............................................................ 12 Crave Brothers Dairy – Waterloo, Wisconsin .............................................................. 16 Deere Ridge Dairy / Gordondale Farms – Nelsonville, Wisconsin .............................. 20 Double S Dairy – Markesan, Wisconsin....................................................................... 23 Emerald Dairy – Emerald, Wisconsin .......................................................................... 25 Five Star Dairy – Elk Mound, Wisconsin..................................................................... 28 Green Valley Dairy – Green Valley, Wisconsin........................................................... 31 Holsum Dairy, Elm Road – Hilbert, Wisconsin ........................................................... 35 Holsum Dairy, Irish Road – Hilbert, Wisconsin........................................................... 38 Lake Breeze Dairy – Malone, Wisconsin ..................................................................... 41 Norswiss Farms – Rice Lake ........................................................................................ 44 Quantum Dairy – Weyauwega, Wisconsin................................................................... 47 Stencil Farm – Denmark, Wisconsin ............................................................................ 50 Suring Community Dairy – Suring, Wisconsin ............................................................ 52 Vir-Clar Farm – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin .................................................................... 55 Wild Rose Dairy – La Farge, Wisconsin ...................................................................... 58

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Common Abbreviations and Terms
Abbreviation AD ASBR CHP HRT RAS SRT TPAD Units AU Btu cfd (ft3 /day) gpd kW kWh Term Acidogenic AgSTAR Meaning anaerobic digestion anaerobic sequencing batch reactor combined heat and power hydraulic retention time return activated sludge solids retention time temperature-phased anaerobic digester

animal units British thermal units cubic feet per day gallons per day kilowatt kilowatt hours Definition acid producing a voluntary program jointly sponsored by the USEPA, US Department of Agriculture and the US Department of Energy, that encourages the use of biogas technologies at confined animal feeding...
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