Jean if you go onto youtube, type in the seach box,either of these subjects, Biogas, wood gas, solar, wind power, there are videos and examples, how to do it yourself, that way you can decide which way to go without the help of a consolant. Start small then think big. There heaps of examples of farms doing. it. You don't need to do a course. Also if you google the subject their are plans how to build then. The only hard part is elecity and mechinical side of things, modifing the machines or engines to run off the stuff you produce. There are government grants but again look at his guy 10 years, and still fighting red tape.
Jean Sullivan said:
I'm interested in learning more about the skills and knowledge required for a producer to get into this technology - and if there are learning programs offered.
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