Sussex County Approves Chicken Poop Energy Plant

(Georgetown, DE)  --  Chicken poop could soon provide electricity to some 35-hundred people in Sussex County.   The Sussex County Council voted unanimously this week to approve land use for a facility that turns chicken poop into renewable energy.  The Maryland-based company CleanBay Renewables is set to build its 60-thousand-dollar facility on a site off Route 113 near Georgetown.  It will convert 90-thousand tons of chicken litter each year into electricity for the Delmarva Electric Cooperative power grid.   

Source: 24/7 News


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