Centralized �Cluster� Digester/Private-Public Dairy Industry � Utility Partnership Model is key to a successful implementation strategy
Need to develop economic model with revenue or cost offsets to make it cost effective for dairies to use manure management systems that include anaerobic digesters
Air Quality and other environmental benefits have the potential to generate significant revenue or cost offsets.
- Immediate need: document benefits and test existing markets
- Long term need: develop additional market mechanisms for capture the value of environmental benefits