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Want to Create Jobs and Protect the Environment? Look No Further than Turtle Lake.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Want to Create Jobs and Protect the Environment? Look No Further than Turtle Lake.

The battle emerging in Madison this week over proposed changes to phosphorus rules is a familiar one. A bill was introduced to delay state phosphorus rules. Businesses and municipalities incurring the costs of waste water management support the delay. Environmental groups advocating for clean water oppose it. Business vs. environmental groups. Economic development vs. a healthy environment. It’s the old cliché that has defined every environmental conflict since the invention of the steam engine: You can have a vibrant economy, or you can have clean air and water, but you can’t...

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GreenWhey Heads to Madison for ‘Ag Day at the Capitol’

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

GreenWhey Heads to Madison for ‘Ag Day at the Capitol’

Should we support the dairy business or the environment? It’s a question that constantly confounds politicians, regulators, and members of the business community seeking a balance between economic health and clean water. At GreenWhey, we think the answer is “all of the above.” It’s the message we’ll be spreading all day today at the “Ag Day at the Capitol” event in Madison. We’ll be meeting with legislators, business owners, and members of the public, telling them that balancing people, planet, and profit in our state’s largest industry is...

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You’re Invited to Our Open House

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

You’re Invited to Our Open House

After more than three years of planning, design, and construction, we can finally say with confidence that GreenWhey Energy is open for business. To celebrate and say thanks to all of those who have supported us over the years, we’d like to cordially invite you to an open house at our Turtle Lake facility on 465 Western Blvd., to be held September 26 from 2 to 7 p.m. There will be tours of our new anaerobic digester facility, and guests will have the opportunity to interact with the staff, engineers, financial consultants, and government officials who helped make our vision of...

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How Public Investments Made Our Project Possible

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

How Public Investments Made Our Project Possible

What do the Internet, microchips, and GPS units have in common? Give up? They’re all great ideas that have changed modern life as we know it, and they all began with the public and private sector working together. At GreenWhey Energy, we certainly don’t put ourselves in the same league as these life-altering inventions, but we do think our waste-to-energy model is a pretty smart idea. And the truth is, just like those inventions, the state of the art facility we’re building today wouldn’t have been possible without the help of programs at the state, federal, and local...

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Ready For Liftoff

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Ready For Liftoff

We’re closer than ever to making our vision of sustainable wastewater management a reality. Over the last few weeks, we’ve moved beyond the construction of our building and the placement of our equipment into the final stage of the start-up process: testing our entire process flow for functionality. Basically, we’re making sure that the facility we have neatly designed on paper will actually work like it’s supposed to in real life. To do that, we’re going through our entire process, system by system, to ensure that everything is in working order. We’re...

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GreenWhey Energy: Not Just for Dairies Anymore

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

GreenWhey Energy: Not Just for Dairies Anymore

We like our name at GreenWhey Energy. It helps us describe what we do in under three words, something that’s especially important for a business as complex as our own. There’s just one problem: It leaves out soy, a food product that will supply up to a third of our anaerobic digestion process. Just this year, we inked a deal with World Food Processing to handle the high strength waste stream from their Turtle Lake soy processing facility. Their plant will supply us with 150,000 gallons per day of high strength wastewater, nearly a third of our 500,000-gallon capacity. Just like...

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