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biomass heating system

Alaska Communities Get A Boost For Biomass

Haines is one of just two Alaska communities to be awarded large wood-innovation grants from the U.S. Forest Service. The other is the Hydaburg School District. The Haines Borough will get $250,000 to use toward expanding a wood energy, or biomass, heating system. According to a Forest Service release, 77 applications were received nationwide with […]

Biomass Project Makes Debut At Yukon Conference

A conference opening in Whitehorse Tuesday will show off the territory’s newest biomass heating project. Biomass energy uses organic matter to heat buildings and produce power. This new biomass project uses waste wood to generate heat at a Whitehorse recycling center. “People had to drive brush and add it to the dump and they have […]

Rentech Fuels Ready To Commission Ontario Wood Pellet Plant

The staff is in place, an intense series of training sessions are mostly complete, and the production facility is just about ready. Rentech Fuels Atikokan pellet plant will be commissioned for production within the month, said site manager Bill Carson on Friday. Contractors were still busy at the site, putting final touches on the bucket […]

Massachusetts Governor Announces $32.5 Million Biomass Energy And Winter-Heating Initiative

Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan chose the warm confines of the Quabbin Reservoir Visitor’s Center that is heated by a state-of-the-art biomass system to announce a $32.5 million Patrick Administration renewable energy initiative on Friday. The seven programs being funded continue the governor’s strong commitment to clean energy systems that create jobs, […]

Maine Schools To Implement Biomass Power

Bangor Daily News reports that two educational institutions in the St. John Valley broke ground on a $4 million biomass project that will reduce the environmental footprint of both schools while also scaling back energy costs. Officials at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and SAD 27 kicked off the project at the site […]

Tarm Biomass Project Becomes First Biomass Green Heat Registered Site

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) announced today that Tarm Biomass has become the first participant in the Biomass Green Heat Registered Site program. The BTEC program allows residential, business, and facility owners to proudly showcase their biomass thermal appliances to colleagues and neighbors with a professionally designed plaque and registration in an online catalogue. […]

New Biomass Heating System For Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Smoldering wood chips in oxygen-starved chambers will be used to generate steam heat for most of the buildings at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The new energy-efficient process also provides a market for low-grade wood that loggers would otherwise leave on the forest floor, officials said. The cutting-edge biomass gasification plant replaces four worn-out boilers that […]


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