Summit County Digester Gets $2 Million Federal Grant

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Summit County Digester Gets $2 Million Federal Grant

Akron Beacon Journal – A biodigester project in southern Summit County is getting $2 million in federal funds. The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Lime Lakes Energy LLC in New Franklin was announced by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.

A second grant of $1,250,000 was awarded to Wooster Renewable Energy LLC for a similar facility in Wayne County. Ohio got $6.75 million for four other projects in Cuyahoga, Paulding, Williams and Morrow counties.

Construction is under way on the $4.5 million anaerobic digester in New Franklin, a project by Lime Lakes Energy LLC, a subsidiary of the Cleveland-based Quasar Energy Group, in cooperation with PPG Industries.

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