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Operating Anaerobic Digester Projects

As of November 2014, AgSTAR estimates that there are approximately 244 anaerobic digester systems operating at commercial livestock farms in the United States. The AgSTAR database provides more detailed information about operating projects.


Map Key: Dairy Swine Poultry Beef Other
Please note that data presented in the map reflects operating digesters in November 2014.

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Farm Project Profiles

Anaerobic digester systems can be installed successfully at operations that collect manure as a liquid, slurry, or semi-solid. Existing farms use a variety of different types of digester designs and energy use technologies. Details about operating projects can be reviewed by clicking on a map marker in the above map or the full list of operating projects is available below. In-depth profiles of select projects are available here.

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Anaerobic Digester Database

Farm Type Number of Digester Projects
Beef 8
Dairy 199
Mixed 8
Poultry 6
Swine 39

(last updated November 2014)

The Excel spreadsheets below provide basic information for anaerobic digester systems in the United States. The spreadsheets show projects in the following stages: construction, operational, and shutdown.
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These data were compiled from a variety of sources. AgSTAR cannot guarantee the accuracy of these data. AgSTAR encourages farm operators, project developers, financers, and others involved in the development of farm digester projects to provide updates and corrections to these data by contacting AgSTAR.

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