Michigan firm to build waste power plants in Sampson County

16119

CLINTON, N.C. (AP) — A Michigan-based company says it will build two power plants in Sampson County that will convert manure methane into electricity.

Multiple media outlets report NOVI Energy is moving ahead with its plans after county commissioners approved performance-based business incentive payments to NOVI Carolina I and II over five years.

The electric utility company, which is headquartered in the Detroit area, would receive $522,348 per plant, based on the incentives package.

John Swope, the executive director of the Sampson County Economic Development Commission, said the proposed plants would bring at least 36 jobs to the county.

Swope said the plants would take in biodegradable agricultural waste to produce methane gas used to generate electricity. He said the company plans to contract with area hog farms for their waste.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs