Biochar Plant Nears Completion
Standard Biocarbon Corp. is building a biochar plant in Enfield, Maine, on a two-acre parcel purchased from adjacent Pleasant River Lumber, whose sawmill will provide chips for the biochar operation.
Foundations for the prefabricated building were raised in early January and a shipment of machinery arrived just before Christmas. The company intends to move machinery into the building in February and start production in the spring.
The plant will produce 100 tons of biochar monthly initially, selling to local farms for agriculture use. Also, the waste heat steam from the biochar plant can be supplied back to Pleasant River Lumber for lumber drying.
PYREG of Germany manufactured the machinery for the plant, composed of the reactor chamber, furnace and filter.
Standard Biocarbon has received grants from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and Maine Technology Institute, in addition to raising equity funding.
PYREG has formed a subsidiary in Portland, Maine.
Permits Granted For Construction Of CoalSwitch Facility In Maine
Active Energy (AEG), an international biomass based renewable energy business, has announced Player Design, Inc. (PDI) has received the relevant permitting for the construction and operation of a CoalSwitch manufacturing facility at PDI’s site in Ashland, Maine…
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