Blue Mountain Energy Recovery

Location Milford, Utah

Type Mesophilic Anaerobic Digestion – DB

Date 2010-2012   Size 3.2 megawatt   Cost $18 million

Manure from 200,000 pigs is collected and digested in two, 11 million gallon, heated and mixed anaerobic digesters to produce methane which is scrubbed, cleaned and burned in two, 1.6 megawatt engine generators. The power is exported and sold on grid while heat generated is used to raise the temperature of the manure to 98 degrees F for mesophilic digestion.