Published in Proceedings of the 2007 American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, July 29, 2007, pages 1-25. Copyright © 2007 James J. Ahern, Sean Hurley and Douglas Williams. Published by the American Agricultural Economics Association.
Tradeoff between different utility rates and policy intervention to induce dairy producer to join a regional digester are studied. Results demonstrate that a regional digester for the dairy industry in California is feasible given the digester receives $0.05 per kWh and government intervention or $0.0925 per kWh with no intervention.
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