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Ukraine milk company powered GE biogas engine

Jenbach, Austria - Cow manure is being converted to energy at the first biogas cogeneration plant in the Ukraine.

The facility, which is powered by 4,000 cows and a GE (NYSE: GE) Jenbacher gas engine, has recently completed nine months of successful operation at the Ukrainian Milk Company Ltd., located near Kiev. The excess power produced at the plant is being sold to the grid. The Ukrainian Milk Company, which produces milk for baby nutrition products, received the license for selling power to the grid based on the "green" tariff, which is being approved by Ukraine authorities. According to the law, the

Source: IWR Online, 14 Jul 2010