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Maine Biomass Firm Settles With Loggers, Defers Subsidy Payments

Stored Solar, the biomass generator scheduled to receive state subsidies at its plants in West Enfield and Jonesboro over the next two years, has settled with loggers who claimed they were not being paid. The company also told state regulators it would like to rework its share of a two-year subsidy agreement to defer the […]

Maine Loggers Say Biomass Company Not Paying Bills

Loggers have cut off deliveries to a Maine biomass electricity generator because the company has stopped paying its bills, the head of an industry association said Tuesday. Dana Doran, executive director of the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine, said loggers who provide wood chips and other biomass fuel haven’t been paid by the company, Stored […]

Maine’s Biomass Bailout Will Mean Jobs, But At A Cost

To keep their share of a $13.4 million bailout over the next two years, two Maine biomass plant operators have promised to keep 87 people employed, according to agreement details disclosed for the first time this week. The bailout, which was sought by the logging industry after several paper mill and biomass plant closures, also […]

Maine $13 Million Biomass Bailout To Restart Biomass Plants

Maine regulators on Tuesday approved splitting $13.4 million in subsidies across four biomass facilities, including two shuttered by Covanta in Penobscot and Washington counties. The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to accept bids from Stored Solar, a subsidiary of the French energy firm Capergy that bought the Covanta plants, and ReEnergy Holdings. Stored Solar […]

ReEnergy Black River Interconnection Biomass Power Project Complete

The ReEnergy Black River biomass power facility has begun to deliver behind-the-meter electricity to Fort Drum, enhancing the post’s energy security by allowing it to be independent from the electrical grid. The interconnection, a $15-million project that connected the power plant to Fort Drum’s two substations, was required under the terms of ReEnergy Black River’s […]

New Health And Safety Manager At ReEnergy

Recently, ReEnergy Holdings, one of the largest biomass power plant operators in the nation, announced the appointment of Mark Rising to Health and Safety Manager. In this role he will implement health and safety policies, procedures and training activities for employees and contractors. James White, COO of ReEnergy’s energy division says “Our greatest responsibility at […]

Brrr, It’s Cold There

Written By: Jessica Johnson By now you should have the April issue of Wood Bioenergy in your hands, which highlights ReEnergy Holdings facility in Ashland, Me. You’ll read the story of who I dubbed the fabulous four, a four man restart and management team that took a lot of nearly nothing and made it into […]

Army Awards ReEnergy 20-Year Contract For Biomass Power At Fort Drum Plant

The Army has awarded a 20-year contract potentially worth $289 million to ReEnergy Holdings to supply biomass power to the post. The announcement Monday is the summation of more than two years of planning and work between the Army and the Latham energy company, which renovated the former coal-fired power plant on Drum to run […]

ReEnergy To Restart Maine Biomass Plant Idled Since 2011

The New York-based owner of four biomass plants in Maine, ReEnergy, plans to restart its Ashland operation by the end of the year, with a ramp-up that will include hiring 25 people, buying mill and forest byproducts and assessing and re-tuning equipment. Larry Richardson, ReEnergy’s CEO, said in a phone interview Monday that “a confluence” […]

Firewood Sellers Blame Fort Drum Biomass Plant For Timber Shortage

Firewood sellers say they believe a severe timber shortage this winter has been caused partly by loggers supplying wood chips to the Fort Drum biomass facility. But officials at ReEnergy say restrictions on the wood used there shouldn’t affect the firewood supply. ReEnergy LLC’s biomass facility on Fort Drum, which opened in June, does business […]

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