World’s 1st Tractor Powered Completely By Cow Dung

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At a glance

  • A British company has developed the first tractor in the world to be completely powered by cow dung.
  • The liquid methane gas-powered T7 vehicle is said to be first of its kind and could mark a turning point in efficient energy supply on farms.
  • The pioneering 270bhp tractor runs on fuel captured from farmyard manure and is said to match the performance of standard diesel-powered versions.
  • It works by collecting waste by-products from a herd as small as 100 cows into a biomethane storage units based on the farm.

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