Packaged hot dogs, lettuce and other food scraps sat near a mixing pit at Quantum Biopower’s energy plant on Depaolo Drive, waiting to be mashed up and turned into electricity-generating power.

Diversion Dynamics

In Southington, Connecticut, two biogas projects are a testimony to both the catalyzing impact of new organics diversion laws, and their limits.

Sen. Craig Miner, the Republican Senate chair of the General Assembly’s environment committee toured Quantum Biopower in Southington on Wednesday.