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Green Energy Is Saving Brewers Cash

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From Energy Business Daily

Both wind power and the methane recovery system are fast becoming popular with many American breweries. Breweries such as the BrooklynBrewery has begun to use wind power and it was the first building in the city of New York to be 100% powered by wind energy as part of their WIND program which is costing the company around 2.5 cents per kilowatt. Another popular and clean technology being used is the methane recovery system. According to projection figures released last year by Anheuser-Busch at least one in seven beers will be produced using renewable energy by the end of 2009.The majority of these technologies will be using biogas captured from numerous landfills. There are Bio-Gas recovery systems operational in both California and Texas with the aim of running U.S. breweries on renewable energy.

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