Create Electricity from Manure with a Methane Digester

Learn how a methane digester creates electricity from manure.



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This "floating" cover, which fits inside the 6-by-4-by-11 inch manure tank keeps the methane gas under pressure.
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In the engine diagonal pipes carry hot  water from the radiator to coils in the tank outside, thereby heating liquid to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and speeding "digestion" of manure.
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