WORKING HAND-IN-HAND WITH THE DAIRY INDUSTRY TO SOLVE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS CHALLENGES AND ENHANCE FARM PROFITABILITY

Vanguard Renewables Ag, the nation’s leading developer and operator of manure-only anaerobic digesters, works alongside America’s dairy farmers to successfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance farm profitability. A division of Vanguard Renewables, our focus is to develop and professionally operate dairy-manure only to renewable natural gas facilities nationwide.

A 20,000-cow dairy produces approximately 760 mmbtu/day of renewable natural gas – the equivalent of 9.25 MW of power.

FARMERS FACE EXCEPTIONAL CHALLENGES

We recognize the exceptional challenges that farms face today and the American farmer’s commitment to environmental stewardship. This understanding of the dairy industry, and Vanguard’s substantial financial resources, provide our farm partners with stable, long-term, manure and nutrient management, herd health strategies, water conservation, reliable methane sequestration, and a diversified and dependable income stream.

Manure to renewable energy production via Farm Powered anaerobic digestion, effectively addresses the dairy methane emissions challenge with no farm investment required. Vanguard supplies 100 percent of the capital and ongoing operations for the facility.

And, the Farm Powered program complements other renewable energy sources such as solar and wind.

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STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH DOMINION ENERGY

Vanguard’s nationally-renown partnership with Dominion Energy, and long term off-take agreements with other national utilities and energy companies, ensures a clear market for the renewable natural gas produced at our Farm Powered facilities, without dependency on federal or state subsidies.

Long-standing relationships with Dairy Farmers of America, and other farm associations and cooperatives, enhance Vanguard’s support of farms nationwide.

We have many, successfully operating, anaerobic digestion facilities throughout the Northeast, and projects in development across the United States. Our scientists, engineers, energy analysts, developers, and professional operators have a proven track record of performance.