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La Pine, Ore. Biomass Power Plant Planned August 19, 2009

Filed under: Biomass,Oregon,Renewable Energy Projects — nwrenewablenews @ 1:50 pm

Deschutes County Commissioners in late June approved the siting to construct a biomass power plant in La Pine.  St. Helens-based, Biogreen Sustainable Energy will build and operate the proposed 18-megawatt electricity plant powered by a steam turbine.  The plant will be fueled by woody biomass, or hogg fuel ground-up from mill waste, small timber, slash and construction waste.  Construction reportedly begins in four months, for completion in 18 months.


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