01 Aug '17, 6pm

Organic dairy pioneer develops electric semi-truck powered by cow poop

Organic dairy pioneer develops electric semi-truck powered by cow poop

Albert Straus, of Straus Family Creamery, beats Elon Musk to the punch with his full-scale electric truck that runs on methane-generated electricity. This California organic dairy farmer is making a mooo-ve away from diesel fuel and toward more sustainable agriculture transportation with his full-electric International Harvester truck that puts his cows' waste to work. One major step on the pathway to a circular economy is finding ways to transform waste materials into feedstock for other products, whether that's as a raw material for production, or as a 'fuel' for generating energy. For dairy farms, the massive amount of cow manure produced by the cows each day can be either a bothersome byproduct that must be dealt with, or it can present a big opportunity. Sure, manure is readily turned into compost and soil amendments without a complicated process and specialized equip...

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