Posts tagged with
Maine biomass project

Backers Of Maine Biomass Project Say They Are ‘Not Going Anywhere’

The husband and wife behind an ambitious vision of transforming Maine’s forest industry into a fuel- and food-based bioeconomy say they have spent more than $17 million of their own money to refurbish and diversify two ailing wood-fired power plants, are committed to completing the projects, and are working to settle unpaid bills and back […]

Emerging Technologies Look To Woody Biomass

Researchers are looking for ways to turn low-grade fiber into a wide variety of products from jet fuel to clothing to building material and more. These technologies could drive improved demand for wood fiber. The emergence of profitable markets for woody biomass continues to be a topic of interest to operators in the wood products […]

Maine Sawmill Aims To Bring New Biomass Plant Online Next Year

Plans to construct a biomass plant on the Robbins Lumber Inc. property are moving forward with work already under way on some portions of the project. The 8.5-megawatt biomass plant, which has a net 7.5-megawatt generating capacity, will burn bark, wood chips and sawdust to power a steam turbine to generate electricity. Waste heat from […]

Maine Biomass Plant To Get $30 Million Investment

In a deal that would trigger about $12 million in state tax credits, a Missouri-based investment firm plans to put more than $30 million into a biomass plant connected to the Maine Woods Pellet Co. The Finance Authority of Maine approved the investment from CCG Community Partners LLC in Athens Energy, a sister company of […]

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 […]

USDA Helps Northern Maine Medical Center Fund $3.6 Million Biomass Project

Thanks to funding secured through USDA Rural Development, Northern Maine Medical Center will produce cleaner, more cost-efficient heat by year’s end. The $3.6 million federal loan, coupled with a $750,000 grant from the Maine Forest Service, is funding construction, purchase and installation of a state-of-the art biomass furnace at the hospital. The new furnace replaces […]

Subscribe

Looking to subscribe to Wood Bioenergy magazine? It's simple, just follow the link to our online subscription form and complete the required fields and submit. If you'd rather talk to a real live human being, feel free to give us a call at (800) 669.5613'

Contact

To contact Wood Bioenergy magazine, either call (334) 834-1170 or email us at [email protected]

TAG CLOUD