CREATING ENERGY FROM ORGANIC MATTER IN THE LIMOUSIN REGION

Date: 2009 Funds: ERFD Amount of co-financing UE: 75 417 € Limousin

CREATING ENERGY FROM ORGANIC MATTER IN THE LIMOUSIN REGION

Themes: The European next door ; Agriculture ; Sustainable development and environment
Beneficiary: EARL de la SALLE

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EARL de la Salle decided, as part of the upgrading of the farm, to embark on methane production by recovering biogas from the manure of their own dairy cows as well as their neighbours'.

Additional information

  • Duration:
  • Total cost: 393 089 €
  • Key numbers
    • The reduction in the farm's greenhouse gas emissions is equivalent to eliminating the average pollution generated by 100 French people
    • 450,000 Kilowatts produced every year