A Chinese dairy farm based in
According to Technology Review, the device at the Huishan Dairy is 10 times bigger than similar systems and operates with 60,000 cows to capture methane from the fermenting manure. It generates almost 6 megawatts of electricity.
Ann Wilkie, professor of environmental microbiology at the
Huishan’s new system not only creates electricity; it will prevent methane, which is 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas, from reaching the atmosphere.
According to Country News,