Battling global warming by reducing methane emissions from cows

Our mission

Reduce methane emissions from cows

Cows generate more than 4% of the global greenhouse gas emissions through farting and burping, that is more than twice as much as the world’s entire fleet of airplanes. Bill Gates recently said that if cattle were a country, they would rank third in greenhouse gas emissions. This source of emissions have had no good solutions. Until now.

Our solution

A fully natural feed supplement made of seaweed

Many years of research from world leading universities proves that supplementing the seaweed Asparagopsis as 1% of the cow’s daily feed intake, reduce up to 80% of their enteric methane emissions. The seaweeds bioactive compounds trigger a process in the cow’s digestive system that block the production of methane, this without affecting the cow’s health. This seaweed has never been commercially produced before, and Volta is taking on the challenge of producing it at scale. The picture shows one portion that each cow are supplemented each day for up to 80% reduction of methane.

Press

Volta in the headlines

Company news

Northvolt-grundaren satsar på innovationen som ska få kossor att prutta och rapa mindre

Veckans Affärer, 7 August 2019
Company news

Vill göra kossor miljövänliga - tar in pengar från Northvolt-vd:n

Dagens Industri, 7 August 2019
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Volta Greentech at Brilliant Minds 2019

Blog, 28 June 2019