Brown energy? Dung to power Finnish horse show

OSLO, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday. It said the Helsinki horse show in mid-October will be the first at which the event’s electricity needs, from scoreboards to lighting, are […] Read more

Producers can go off grid with propane system

Fans and dryers | Automation means propane-fuelled generator requires less monitoring

FARGO, N.D. — The late spring and wet fall have many farmers wishing for electricity to power fans and dryers at their remote bins scattered across the Prairies. Master electrician Alan Johnson of Glyndon, Minnesota, says producers should consider propane as a viable fuel when buying generators for remote locations. Johnson displayed one of his […] Read more