A German bioenergy company’s reboot would make ethanol and renewable natural gas, though questions remain about its life-cycle climate and environmental impacts.
The team hopes to make anaerobic digestion more efficient and profitable for farmers who convert manure to natural gas.
Supporters say the concept has the potential to accelerate emission reductions in transportation and agriculture.
Unusually wet weather hurt planting this year and made wind turbine lease payments extra welcome to farmers.
The state law seeks to avoid blackouts and other grid problems when its marijuana law takes effect Jan. 1.