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The organizations currently sponsoring the CBG’s work, and the funds each has contributed, are:

  • New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets ($1,000,000)
    “Dairy Farm Power and Energy from Agricultural Wastes: Increasing Profitability and Reducing Environmental Impact”
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Agency ($200,000)
    “Methane Digester with added-value greenhouse”
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ($805,938)
    “Environmental and Economic Performance of an Integrated, Value Added Digester-Cogeneration Process”
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (Clarkson subcontractor to Coolbrands project), $35,000
  • U.S. Department of Energy ($247,500)
    “Energy Economics of Farm Biogas In Cold Climates”
  • Clarkson University (cost sharing of all graduate student tuition), $250,000.
In addition, North Harbor Dairy directly received a USDA Rural Development Grant of $250,000 to be used primarily for digester system capital costs.