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Sussex will recycle more than 150 thousand tons of chicken litter annually. 

Sussex will collaborate with Delaware Electric Cooperative on the feasibility of provisioning electricity. The facility will also produce organic fertilizer for reuse by local farmers and their suppliers. The project is supported by the Delaware Department of Agriculture, Delmarva Poultry Industry, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and the Delaware Electric Cooperative.


East/West Route 113, Georgetown, DE 19947


First Half of 2022


26+ new full-time jobs

Approximate Investment

$450 million

Key Facts


Recycling of more than 150 thousand tons of chicken litter annually 

Production of renewable natural gas for the region 

Production of organic fertilizer for the region

Electricity generation for Delaware Electric Cooperative