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Waste to Energy Workshop: Advances and Opportunities for Ohio’s Livestock & Food Processing Industries
Wooster, OH
April 7, 2009

(For copies of presentations, click on the Links)

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM
Dr. William Ravlin, Associate Director, OARDC
John Cuttica- Director Midwest CHP Center
8:20 AM Anaerobic Digestion: Overview & Opportunities Dr. Floyd Schanbacher, OARDC
Livestock Manure Digesters: Installer’s Experiences Steve Dvorak, GHD Inc.
Anaerobic Digestion: Non-electrical Uses of Biogas Norma McDonald, Phase 3 Renewables
Integration of Anaerobic Digestion Craig Kasper, Hull & Associates
Biogas Clean Up and Direct Use Bill Brown, Acrion
10:25 AM
10:40 AM Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Waste Leon Weaver, Bridgewater Dairy
Connections with Local Utilities Pat O’Loughlin, Power Supply, Buckeye Power-REC
Energy Recovery from Landfill Gas Tim Berlekamp, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio
Anaerobic Digestion of Food Processing Waste: Waste Water Clean Up to Energy Mike Maringer, Technical Specialist, IFM, Inc.
12:20 PM
Lunch with Keynote Speaker
Mark Shanahan, Governor's Energy Advisor
1:20 PM Anaerobic Digestion: Building in Industry in Ohio Mel R. Kurtz, Schmack BioEnergy
Other Considerations for Implementation Dale Arnold, Ohio Farm Bureau
1:20 PM Financial Incentives
Ohio’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard Anne Goodge, Ohio Biomass Energy Program, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Ohio Department of Development Tony Sutor, Ohio Energy Office, Ohio Department of Development
Ohio Job Stimulus Fund: Advanced Energy Component
Kimberly Gibson, Office of Governor’s Energy Advisor
Federal Incentives Randy Monhemius, USDA Rural Development
3:15 PM


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