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New York Complex To Be Heated By $3 Million Biomass System

Before long, the Ray Brook State Office Complex will be heated by wood-pellet power. Construction has begun on a biomass boiler heating loop that will use that fuel to keep warm the headquarters of the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Region 5, Adirondack Park Agency and State Police Troop B. The $3 million renewable energy […]

Biomass Plant Awarded 5-Year Contract With Southern California Edison

The biomass energy plant outside Chinese Camp has been awarded a five-year contract from Southern California Edison to burn wood from forest management operations and high fire hazard zones to produce 18 megawatts of electricity per hour, or 432 megawatts a day, private owners of the plant said this week. Terms of the deal, which […]

New Hampshire Celebrates Bioenergy Day By Opening New Biomass Plant

New Hampshire state officials celebrated National Bioenergy Day by holding an open house to recognize the completion of a new wood biomass boiler that will heat a major state building in Concord. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and the Department of Health and Human Services facility on Hazen Drive in Concord will […]

B.C. City’s Biomass Energy Plan Moves Forward

Nelson Hydro will hold an open house in the early fall to update the public on the progress of its plans to heat selected public buildings in Nelson using heat created by burning lumber mill waste. Fiona Galbraith, a local consultant for Nelson Hydro, says the project at full capacity would use only 15 percent […]

Maine Wood Pellet Businesses Ail As Demand Plummets

The combination of low heating oil prices and a mild winter have whipsawed the state’s four wood pellet producers. A year ago, homeowners were having trouble finding bags of pellets for their stoves to combat record-cold weather, so manufacturers ramped up production. This winter, they’re laying off workers and looking at stacks of unsold pellets. […]

Southern Research Station: Increasing Our Knowledge Of Woody Biomass Harvesting

U.S. Forest Service research helped the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests move forward in implementing a new forest plan by setting up studies to address stakeholder concerns about the effects of harvesting for biomass feedstocks. The Lower Cowpasture Restoration and Management Project proposed for the Warm Springs Ranger District and the George Washington and […]

MGT Teesside Biomass Power Project Moves Forward

From: Wood Bioenergy Staff MGT Teesside, a subsidiary of UK’s MGT Power, has selected Abengoa, an international company that applies technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and Toshiba Corp., to build the Tees Renewable Energy Plant at the Port of Teesside, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. Abengoa reports this will be the […]

Wood Energy: Does It Get Any Cleaner?

Wood energy, an efficient and affordable technology, is one of the most environmentally friendly energy sources at our disposal. It is renewable and sustainable, but it’s locally sourced and contributes to the heating and cooling sector. Renewable energy choices are best made when playing to the strengths of different regions. Michigan has an abundance of […]

Energy Builds On B.C. Woody Biomass Project

The city’s biomass project has achieved critical mass as it moves ahead in earnest with the next phase of its alternative heating project for the downtown. Utilizing biomass from locally collected wood waste, Nelson Hydro is developing the next phase of a low carbon alternative to heating with natural gas, and nailing down the business […]

Oregon Gains Key Biomass Project Grants

From: Wood Bioenergy Staff Oregon gained several U.S. Forest Service (FS) grants to aid in developing wood bioenergy resources, markets and infrastructure as part of the recently announced $9 million in FS Wood Innovations grants awarded to projects in 23 states. The state is a major player in solid wood and paper product markets and […]

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