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Stories: Cow Power

Shovelling Energy

Story Location: Cornwall, Vermont More stories in this location

Yul travels to Vermont to meet dairy farmer, Marie Audet to find out how cows manure is being used to create energy.

Marie explains how methane gas from the manure can be used to power a generator that puts energy straight into the grid that powers four hundred homes in the area with electricity. Vermont is the first state with a utlity that's relying on Cow Power.

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