methane digester

This would be an excellent idea, as outlined in "Number of digesters to triple by 2025." However, to make it work, those who want to reach the digester goal would be well served to talk with the 244 people who already have digesters to discuss their problems. More importantly, they need to talk with people who wanted to put in digesters, but didn't and ask them why.

According to some of the literature on this that I've read, the biggest problem is that the local electric company didn't want to allow them to attach to the grid and put in a bunch of requirements that were either impossible to achieve or were not cost effective. Then there is the problem that running a digester requires a lot of attention, a certain amount of expertise, and almost certainly at least one full-time employee.

Daniel K. Miller, Texas

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