Digester Energy Generation Incentive
|Area of Interest||Agriculture|
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|
|Primary Contact||Energy Information Center
Minnesota Department of Commerce Energy Division
85 7th Place East
St. Paul, MN 55101-2198