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Dairyland Farms Anaerobic Digester
New Franken, Wisconsin
Farm-Based Anaerobic Digestion
Energy Systems Group(ESG) is committed
to the development and operation of
renewable energy projects. We bring a
unique understanding of the markets we
serve, and provide the skill and discipline
to deliver projects that meet the needs of
farm partners and asset owners. We see
this as a substantial step forward in the
business and environmental management
of dairies. Dairyland Farms is the first of
several anaerobic digester projects in
Wisconsin and nationwide for ESG.
Dairyland Farms
• Third generation family farm
• Approximately 3,500 milking head
Strategies & Solutions
• Third party ownership
• ESG provides full service design,
engineering, procurement, construction
and operations management
• Partnership with dairy farmer for fuel
supply & logistics
• Proven DVO, Inc. anaerobic digester
technology
• Project captures otherwise fugitive
methane (converting a greenhouse gas
emission to a renewable energy fuel)
• The Project will generate certified carbon
credits under the Climate Action Reserve’s
US Livestock Protocol
• Proven internal combustion engine
technology, 1.2 MW nameplate output
• Digester vessel measures 72ft x 316ft x 16ft
and holds 2.3 million gallons
• Renewable energy sold to Wisconsin Public
Service under Biogas Feed-in-Tariff
• Focus on Energy Grant Funds
Schedule
• Six to eight months to develop, design and
permit (pre-construction)
• Broke ground July 2011, operational
February 2012
Industry Perspective
• Project promotes rural & agricultural sector
economic development and job creation
• AgSTAR, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
and USDA goal of 1,000 digesters by 2020
• Superior environmental and nutrient
management
• Sustainable, renewable energy production
ESG is an award-winning energy services company that provides its customers with
innovative energy efficiency, technology, and long-term financing solutions for
modernization of their facilities and energy infrastructure.
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