Rock Creek Digesters – Filer, ID

Manure Digester System – The Rock Creek Digester system was be designed to support primarily cow manure from a 11,300 cow dairy operation near Filer, Idaho. The system utilizes six reinforced concrete vessels all roughly 80 feet in diameter and approximately 30 feet tall along with other miscellaneous support structures and systems. The digester system produces biogas, converting this fuel into energy that can be sold back to the local power company.

Additional information:

  • Nutrient Removal for a 11,300 head milking cow operation
  • Anaerobic digester that produces biogas which can be converted into energy
  • Because the Dairy is spread out into 3 locations this project includes a 1.25 mile long piping system that connects Rock Creek 1 and 2 over to the Rock Creek 3 reception pit.

Power Generation: electricity, 3.2 MW
Schedule: Fall 2011 – Spring 2012
Owner: New Energy One, LLC. 500 E Overland Road, Meridian, Idaho. Jay Kesting, (208) 947-4519
Engineer: Northern Biogas. PO Box 643, Fond du Lac, WI 54936. (920) 948-3216