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ADG-to-Electricity Program(21600)

Ag Carbon Management, LLC

Background

The New York State Energy Plan is designed to secure 30% of New York State electricity sales from renewable resources by 2015. The Public Service Commission has established a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Program to achieve that goal through installation of a variety of different renewable power production technologies, including electricity production from anaerobic digester gas (ADG). This project applied for funds from the Customer-Sited Tier (CST) of the RPS Program.

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Project Description

The goal of the CST ADG Program is to incentivize the acquisition and continued operation of commercially available ADG-to-electricity systems that will contribute to the achievement of the megawatt-hour production goals identified in the RPS CST Program. This project will support the purchase, installation, and operation of new ADG-fueled electric generation equipment at the Will-O-Crest Dairy, located in Clifton Springs, NY.

Benefits

This 370-kilowatt capacity project is expected to generate 2,593 megawatt-hours of renewable energy per year.

Project Results

Contractor

Ag Carbon Management, LLC
101 South Fraser St. Second Floor
State College, PA 16801

Principle Investigator

Scott Subler

Universities Involved

Technologies

Project Type:

On-site Power Production


Technologies Types:

Anaerobic Digester
CHP

NYSERDA Contact Information

Thomas Fiesinger
TWF@nyserda.ny.gov

Program

R&D - Mfg Tech & On-Site Pwr

Contract Details

Start Date: 12/29/2011
Project Status: Active
Contract Number: 21600




Last Updated: 5/11/2012