New Furnace Uses Horse Manure for Fuel

John Kimberlin hopes to light a fire under his idea of using manure to produce heat and electricity.

Kimberlin, of Waukee, Iowa, believes he has perfected a small-scale furnace that can be used on farms, at racetracks, or anywhere livestock waste piles up.

Investors have worked to turn manure and biomass into energy, and scientists say it could make Iowa a major producer of power.

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