ANDIG 5: Economics of On-farm Anaerobic Digesters
This module provides information concerning the economic aspects of establishing an on-farm based anaerobic digester. Course participants are introduced to computer based decision support tools to assist in evaluating the economics of a digester and the issues of risk and opportunities in output markets.
- Identify sources of financing for anaerobic digesters.
- Understand economic issues around the startup and operation of a digester.
- Know how to use computer support tools to determine the economic feasibility of an on-farm digester.
- Discuss potential markets for products and by-products of anaerobic digesters.