"Beginning construction at Rio Leche represents an important step forward for our portfolio of Texas projects," said Rich Kessel, CEO and President of Environmental Power. "Experience with our nearby Huckabay Ridge facility provided important design and operational knowledge that we have incorporated into Rio Leche. This project reinforces the nexus of agricultural and energy markets, providing a reliable source of renewable energy and contributing to the environmental well-being of Erath County and beyond."
"We are all excited about the ground breaking of this important project," said Sid Miller, State Representative for the 59th District. "Rio Leche provides Texas with three key benefits: It will strengthen our agricultural community, provide a reliable source of energy, and reduce our dependence on imported fuel. This project represents a step forward for the agricultural community in Texas and for the state as a whole."
In addition to generating a reliable source of RNG(R), Rio Leche is expected to help local dairies manage their waste. The facility will help reduce odors, protect groundwater and help farmers to operate within nutrient management guidelines.
"The Rio Leche project has our full support and encouragement," said James "Red" Seigars, Mayor of Dublin. "This facility will help Dublin's dairy farmers in a number of ways, and we expect it will benefit the entire community. We are proud to be home to such an innovative renewable energy project."
"Environmental Power and Microgy are investing in the infrastructure
and technology that will contribute to the economic health of Erath County
for years to come," said James Fritts, President of the Dublin Economic
Development Corporation. "Our region is home to
|SOURCE Environmental Power Corporation|
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