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2 Animal Waste to Electricity COW POWER We Work 24/7 Animal Waste to Fertilizer Animal Waste to Fertilizer

3 Hampton Feed Lot, Inc.  Purchased from J.P. Hampton  Incorporated in 1972  2000 Head Maximum Capacity  3 Employees Then

4 Hampton Feed Lot, Inc / Hampton Alternative Energy Products, LLC  Operates under MO DNR CAFO Permit  5400 Head Maximum Capacity  Current Population 3,000+ Head  HFL has 7 Employees  HAEP has 6 Employees Now

5 Milestones  Bid – Dec  Construction Started – Spring 2011  Digester Start-up – Dec. 2011

6 Milestones  Electrical Generation – Aug  Dryer Start-up – Sept  1 st bag of Nature’s E.N.V. – Dec. 2013

7 Construction  4 Containment Barns built in the 1980s were modified to collect and pump manure to the digesters.  2 Open Lots were reconfigured for the construction of the Digester, Generator, and Dryer Buildings  A New 15 KV Electrical Distribution System was installed underground.

8 Construction  3,000 LF of Piping was installed.  Potable and Non-Potable Water Systems were upgraded.

9 Land Use  HFL has 320 Acres of Central Missouri Farmland in Chariton County.  HAEP/HFL Utilizes 80 Acres of this Farmland for the Open Lots, Digester Facility, Confinement Barns  13 Acre Containment Lagoon  Currently No Zoning  Chariton County has an EEZ

10 Benefits  No Additional Land was added for the Construction of the Digester & Drying Systems.  Digester Hydration Water is Recycled from the Containment Lagoon.  The Lagoon appears to be functioning better since the loading has been reduced.

11 Benefits o Generation of an Ecofriendly Fertilizer Product reduces the amount of solids landfilled o Green House Gasses are Destroyed o Excess Electricity is Sold to the Utility Partner

12 Benefits for Missouri  The Tanks were Fabricated at J. L. Houston Company in Hopkins, Missouri  The Engine Generator was Fabricated at Martin Machinery, LLC in Latham, Missouri  The Construction Provided Temporary Jobs in an Economically Challenged Time in Rural Missouri

13 Challenges  First in Missouri to Develop an Anaerobic Digester System for Animal Waste  One of the First Anaerobic Digester Systems in the Nation for Beef Cattle  Finding Contractors that Understood the Technology  Negotiating a Power Purchase Agreement and Interconnection Agreement

14 Challenges  Finding Trained Operators and Maintaining a Quality Staff that wants to remain in Rural Missouri.  Finding Contractors to Service Components that Understand the Technology  Procurement of Maintenance or Repair Parts

15 The Unknown  The Effect of Regulations that are Being Drafted  The Changes that The Comprehensive State Energy Plan may Implement

16 Surprises  Multi Government Agencies that Worked Well Together  Support from the General Public

17 What is Next?  Finding a Use for the Liquid Effluent  Increasing Gas Production to Add the Second Engine Generator

18 Utility Partner  Kansas City Power and Light  North American Renewables Registry Account so KCP&L can receive credits

19 Presented By Terry Smith, Digester Facility Manager (573)


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