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Planning AD Projects

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Livestock farm anaerobic digester projects require an understanding of a farm’s organic waste management practices, project financing, development guidelines and permit requirements. The following information can help you make an informed decision about installing an anaerobic digester.

10 Keys to Digester Success

Introduces the 10 key factors essential for a successful farm-based digester project

Risk Analysis and Technical Review Checklist for Preparing Biogas Project Plans

Helps project developers, government agencies, financial institutions, and other stakeholders assess the technical and financial feasibility of a proposed AD/biogas project.

Is Anaerobic Digestion Right for Your Farm?

Answers to key questions help you decide whether your farm is a good candidate for anaerobic digestion

Project Planning and Financing

Overview of the steps involved with project proposals, tools for refining project plans, and detailed financial modeling.

Vendor Directory

Connects you with anaerobic digester designers, project developers, energy service providers, equipment manufacturers and distributors and commodity organizations

AgSTAR’s Project Development Handbook

AgSTAR's Anaerobic Digester Project Development Handbook is a comprehensive compilation of the latest knowledge in the industry on best practices for anaerobic digestion (AD)/biogas systems. The goal of the Handbook is to ensure long-term project success for AD/biogas systems by providing background and a framework for project development.

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