TEDxHalifax - Jim Trussler - Hay Energy: The Next Green Revolution

August 6 2011, 2:05pm

Jim Trussler is CEO/Co-founder of LST Energy -- a startup commercializing a patented system to burn hay in traditional furnaces and boilers. Scientists have for decades been unsuccessfully trying to find a method to use hay for conventional heating applications. LST found a way. The system has been tested over two winters by the NS Agricultural College and exceeded expectations. This breakthrough enables a flood of new opportunities for farmers to monetize hay crops, entrepreneurs to process the hay into fuel pellets and consumers to cut their heating costs in half -- all in addition to the enormous environmental benefits of using hay instead of oil. Read more on tedxnovascotia.com/talk_list