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Digester Energy Generation Incentive

Eligible States MN
Type Production Incentive
Area of Interest Agriculture
Description

Authorized by Statute 216C.41 and supported by the state's Renewable Development Fund, Minnesota offers a production incentive of 1.5 cents per kilowatt-hour for electricity generated from farm anaerobic manure digester systems. The incentive is available for the first 10 years of a system's operation. In 2007, this incentive was expanded to also include the methane captured from on-farm anaerobic digesters that is not used to produce electricity.

Anaerobic digesters that produce electricity are eligible for payments from July 1, 2001 through December 31, 2017.

Eligible Organizations Livestock Producer, Commercial/Industrial Business, Nonprofit, Residential, Small Business
How to Apply There is no formal application form prepared by the Department of Commerce. Applicants should apply by letter prior to installation to assure the funding is still available.
For More Information https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=216c.41 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact Energy Information Center
Minnesota Department of Commerce Energy Division
85 7th Place East
Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101-2198
(800) 657-3710
energy.info@state.mn.us

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