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Cross-Country Alaska Airlines Flight Powered By Logging Slash

A project to demonstrate that jets could someday be powered by logging leftovers from Northwest forests gets a culminating test Monday morning. A Boeing 737 is scheduled to take off with fuel tanks filled partly with a wood-based jet fuel. Alaska Airlines fueled a regularly scheduled cross-country flight from Seattle to Washington, DC with a […]

Red Rock Biofuels Signs Local Tax, Utility Agreements

From: Wood Bioenergy Staff Biorefinery developer Red Rock Biofuels recently signed two agreements with Lake County, Ore., where the company is moving forward with a $200 million biofuel facility, giving the project tax incentives and the go-ahead for a natural gas line that will be shared with Lake County. A Long-Term Rural Enterprise Zone Agreement […]

Merritt Green Energy Announces New B.C. Woody Biomass Power Plant

Merritt is to be the site of a new 40 megawatt, biomass-fired power plant for BC Hydro. Merritt Green Energy Limited Partnership announced Friday that it has closed on its financing for the Merritt Green Energy Project, a $235 million investment. An Environmental Appeal Board document indicates the plant will be built “on land at […]

Progress In Turning Woody Debris From Northwest Forests Into Biofuels

In 2011, biofuels in the Northwest got a huge boost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $80 million in grants to researchers at the University of Washington and Washington State University. It’s meant to help turn woody biomass into environmentally friendly fuels for cars and jets. Now they’re at about the halfway point in their […]

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