Manure gaining popularity as energy source

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The Panda Ethanol plant planned for Muleshoe would use a billion pounds of manure annually to provide power for the production of ethanol through a process called gasification. (Courtesy photo) By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When famous bank robber Willie “The Actor” Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, he responded, “Because that’s where […]

Muleshoe lands ethanol plant

CNJ staff DALLAS — A Dallas-based energy company announced Wednesday intentions to build a 100-million-gallon-per-year biomass-fueled ethanol plant northwest of Muleshoe, according to a company press release. Panda Ethanol officials said the proposed facility will generate the steam used in the ethanol manufacturing process by gasifying more than 1 billion pounds of cattle manure a […]