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VIDEO: UWO, partners cut ribbon for Rosendale Dairy biodigester

Temperatures in the single digits didn’t phase University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and UW Oshkosh Foundation leaders and project partners from cutting the ribbon on a new, 1.4 megawatt biodigester at Rosendale Dairy in Pickett on Dec. 11.  About 100 guests — project partners and supporters — gathered at the state’s largest dairy farm to inaugurate the new renewable energy plant and research facility — the culmination of approximately two to three years of collaboration, planning, engineering and construction. See more...

Ribbon cutting at UWO's third innovative biodigester scheduled for Dec. 11

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and partners will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the site of the University’s third biodigester project on Dec. 11. The UW Oshkosh biodigester, which is located at Rosendale Dairy, Wisconsin’s largest dairy farm, has been under construction since July and will begin producing energy before the end of 2013. The facility will serve as both a renewable waste-to-energy plant and a learning and research lab that will prepare new waves of environmental and renewable energy scientists for the workforce while sustaining Wisconsin’s dairy farming legacy. Read more...

UWO, partners break ground on biodigester at state's largest dairy farm

It will serve as both a renewable energy plant and a learning and research laboratory. It promises a more sustainable future for the state’s evolving dairy industry. And it will prepare new waves of environmental and renewable energy scientists for the workforce, students who hail from the kinds of small, rural Wisconsin communities where similar technology can help responsible farming prosper for generations to come. Read more...

UWO Biodigester team studying new bioplastics' potential

It’s an exciting, potentially revolutionary future involving “bio-based plastics,” or “bioplastics.” And it is not so far from reality. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is turning to its student and faculty scientists to determine just how possible it is. Read more...

Can't clean your plate? No problem: UWO, Sanimax help community feed the Biodigester

There’s a new opportunity for regional businesses, schools, nonprofits and other organizations to help produce renewable energy at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s groundbreaking “Biodigester” facility. Read more...

Biodigester Update: Metal doors added to chambers

Since the groundbreaking for the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biodigester at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh on Sept. 15, 2010, Boldt Construction and BIOFerm Energy Systems have been hard at work constructing the building through winter’s rain, sleet and snow. Read more...

Groundbreaking for nation's first dry anaerobic biodigester

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh administrators, staff, students, faculty and friends as well as representatives of BIOFerm Energy Systems and Boldt Construction gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biodigester Sept. 15. View Snapshots...

Groundbreaking for nation’s first dry anaerobic biodigester Sept. 15

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will be one step closer to going off the grid following a groundbreaking ceremony for the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biodigester on Sept. 15 at 755 Dempsey Trail, adjacent to the Campus Services Center. Read more...

UW-O to get biowaste energy unit

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh received approval from the Oshkosh Common Council in a 6-1 vote Feb. 23 to build the first dry fermentation anaerobic biodigesters in the nation, which will cost approximately $2.3 million, according to a University press release. Read more...

UWO to construct nation’s first-of-its-kind biodigester

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has received approval from the Oshkosh Common Council to build the first dry fermentation anaerobic biodigesters in the nation, which will convert yard and food waste into fuel. The project will be partially funded with a grant of $232,587 from Wisconsin Focus on Energy and a $500,000 grant from the federal government. Read more...

by Reineck, Allison A last modified Dec 13, 2013 09:42 AM