Crain’s Cleveland reports 11 companies in Ohio each received around $1 million in grant money to purchase and operate anaerobic digesters to turn waste into energy including a dairy in Dorset Township.

The $10 million was given to 11 companies in Ohio from an advanced energy program as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus bill.

Comp Dairy Energy in Dorset Township will receive 66 wets tons of manure each day from the dairy which will be combined with 66 wet tons of regional fats, oil and grease per day. Comp Dairy Energy will generate over 4.7 million kwh of electricity and 22.91 billion Btu of thermal heat every year.

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