A northern Maine hospital has a new biomass boiler that will offset the need for 100,000 gallons of heating oil per year. An open house to show off the new boiler at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent is scheduled for Monday. The new boiler utilizing local trees and other dead vegetation will help [...]
With help from the Energy Department’s State Energy Program, an Oregon hospital is saving approximately $100,000 a year after replacing its old, 1950’s-era boilers with a new, energy-efficient biomass system. Blue Mountain District Hospital, in John Day, Oregon, was using two crude oil-fired boilers and one heating oil boiler to provide heat and hot water [...]
The U.S. General Services Administration announced last week that the installation of the first biomass boiler in a United States Federal Building is complete. Outdated oil-fired steam boilers in the Ketchikan Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse were replaced with a technologically advanced biomass boiler, which uses waste generated by the timber industry, a renewable energy [...]
Locally owned and operated Biomass Commodities Corporation is installing a wood pellet heating boiler system at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) slated to come online January 2012. According to Averill Cook, Biomass Commodities Corporation founder and president, “The project allows MASS MoCA to diversify a nice portion of its heating to a renewable [...]
Metso reports it will supply a 100 MW biomass boiler island and plant automation system to the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC) in Gainesville, Fla. GREC has raised nearly $500 million in construction financing, of which Metso’s delivery represents more than 25%, according to the supplier. The 100 MW biomass boiler will utilize bubbling fluidized [...]
Washington-based Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Inc. has announced plans to build a 65-megawatt biomass plant, estimated at $100 million. Longview Fibre hopes to have the plant operational in about two years. The plant is expected to burn around 38,000 tons of wood chips, hog fuel, and sawdust monthly.