Small logo Subscribe to leading news on impact investing. Learn More
The Brief Originals Dealflow Signals The Impact Alpha Impact Voices Podcasts Agents of Impact Open
What's Next Measure Better Investing in Racial Equity Beyond Trade-offs Impact en las Americas New Revivalists
Local and Inclusive Climate Finance Catalytic Capital Capital on the Frontier Best Practices Geographies
Slack Conference Calls Events Contribute
The Archive ImpactSpace The Accelerator Selection Tool Network Map
About Us FAQ Calendar Pricing and Payment Policy Privacy Policy Terms of Service Agreement Contact Us
Locavesting Entrepreneurship Gender Smart Return on Inclusion Good Jobs Creative economy Opportunity Zones Investing in place Housing New Schooled Well Being People on the Move Faith and investing Inclusive Fintech
Clean Energy Farmer Finance Soil Wealth Conservation Finance Financing Fish
Innovative Finance
Personal Finance Impact Management
Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East Oceania/Australia China Canada India United Kingdom United States
Subscribe
Features
Series
Themes
Community
Data
Subscribe Log In
More

Amp Americas raises $75 million to convert farm waste to truck fuel



ImpactAlpha, July 29 – There are more than nine million dairy cows in the U.S., each of which produces 65 to 115 pounds of manure per day. Chicago-based Amp Americas is partnering with dairy farmers to recycle that waste stream into a useable, clean energy product.

Amp Americas collects farms’ animal waste and converts it into biogas, then sells that biogas to trucking fleets.

Since its launch in 2011, Amp Americas says it has displaced 324,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide, equivalent to saving 32 million gallons of diesel truck fuel.

The company has raised $75 million to expand from its existing three biogas facilities. It intends to break ground on two new sites in the Midwest next year. Houston-based energy investor EIV led the round.

You might also like...

Skip to toolbar