PowerSecure Provides Engineering, Procurement & Construction for Butler Farms Microgrid Upgrade

A new farm microgrid in rural North Carolina is gaining traction as a model for future rural  microgrids. PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, engineered, procured and constructed the microgrid.  Power from pig manure may sound odd. But a Lillington, N.C. microgrid is showing how its done. In fact, the Butler Farms project is a … [Read more...]

Distributed Energy Award Goes to Unique Hog Farm Microgrid

Butler farms microgrid

Power from pig manure has proven to be an innovative solution to several farm challenges for a unique hog farm in rural Lillington, N.C. A report written by POWER magazine editor Aaron Larson explores how Butler Farms  installed lagoon covers for animal waste to not only reduce odors and eliminate rainwater ingress, but also to capture … [Read more...]