Wednesday, 24 November 2021 11:55

Poo-powered BMW

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: Car maker BMW is partnering with a California dairy farm to turn effluent into clean energy to power its electric cars.

BMW and California's Straus Organic Dairy Farm will install a methane biodigester in Marshall, California that will be responsible for capturing methane from cow manure, converting it to renewable energy which will be sent to the power grid.

The German company describes the strategy as a one-two punch that will help deliver 'extraordinarily efficient' electric cars.

Not only will its EVs produce zero emissions while driving, but cleaner energy for the grid will help make charging cars more sustainable too.

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