Methane from Poop Could Put DC on the Map for Clean Energy
by Deirdre Blake
posted Apr 14 2014 7:25AM
Poop will start helping power Washington, DC next month-- and we're not talking politics. D.C. Water is building a sewage treatment plant that will turn number-two into electricity by pumping the sewage into tanks called digesters, that extract methane gas to fuel the electric generators. Its' CEO hopes their new facility could be a clean energy model for the rest of the country.