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27 November 2010 | China

Chinese dairy raises the bar for cow-pat power

A Chinese dairy farm is installing the world’s largest system to turn steaming cow pats into enough electricity to power thousands of homes, it was reported Tuesday. The device at the Huishan Dairy is 10 times bigger than similar systems and will take the excrement from 60,000 cows and capture methane from the fermenting pats, according to Technology Review magazine.

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