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Torrefaction Plant Gets Green Light In Oregon

From: Wood Bioenergy Editors Officials with the U.S. Endownment for Forestry and Communities have announced construction of a new biomass torrefaction plant in John Day, Ore. The $15 million plant is designed to produce 100,000 tons/year. The Endowment has committed to pay half the cost, with negotiations ongoing to find financing for the other half. […]

Activists Lock Themselves To Equipment At Oregon Biomass Plant

Earth First! activists locked themselves to equipment at the Seneca Jones biomass plant in north Eugene on Monday while other protesters deployed a banner on one of the plant’s towers. Other people stood outside with an assortment of signs. Workers at the plant reported the situation to law enforcement shortly before 11 a.m. A reporter […]

Integrated Biomass Buys Former Oregon D.R. Johnson Mill Site

Integrated Biomass Resources has purchased the Wallowa County-owned mill site where it has run its operation since early 2012. By fall, the mill will be upgraded to handle more logs, produce more wood products and provide more jobs. The financing package Integrated Biomass secured last week allows the now 4-year-old company to buy the former […]

Oregon Coal Fired Plant Goes Biomass

Aging, inefficient and expensive to upgrade, the Boardman Plant could have joined dozens of similar coal-fired generating stations consigned to the scrap heap of history as its owner prepared to permanently mothball its 600 megawatts in 2020. Instead, Portland General Electric is in the middle of a grand experiment to see if the plant in […]

SOU To Study Building A Biomass Cogeneration Plant

Southern Oregon University officials say a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of a 1.2-megawatt woody-biomass cogeneration plant on the campus may lead to the real deal. Such a power plant could meet 100% of SOU’s electrical needs as well as 70% of its heating demand, they said. “SOU […]

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