Gallery: POO POWER: Chicken Manure to Power UK Homes

 

Chicken manure is becoming a renewable energy source of choice for many countries. We previously reported that the Netherlands were planning to use the waste product to power over 9,000 homes, and now the UK is also planning a similar venture in the Cotswolds region. The plan is to convert a local Alfagy biogas station so that it uses agricultural waste, such as feedstock waste and manure, to create electricity.

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  1. Flashmaggie October 29, 2010 at 6:52 pm

    I doubt the poo comes from happy free range hens like those shown in the photos. Can’t see the farmers scraping it up off the fields. More likely to come from intensively reared hens, poor things.

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