By Erin Green, Engineering.com.
Imagine a farm that literally powers itself. That’s the idea behind the “Energy Independent Farm” concept.
The showpiece is the T6 Methane Power tractor, a prototype based on New Holland Agriculture’s T6 tractor.
The Methane Power tractor is nearly indistinguishable from its regular diesel-powered counterpart. The main difference is under the hood. The tractor sports a four cylinder, three-liter engine designed to run on compressed methane also known as natural gas.