Biomass | South Boston Biomass Energy Plant

A new biomass power plant that will use scraps taken from timber harvesting along with grey water from sewage treatment plants to generate power has opened in the town of South Boston, VA. The facility is located on a 104 acre site in the Halifax County Industrial Park. The plant was first turned on to […] Read more »

Biomass | Grangemouth Power Plant, Scotland

There are a number of new large-scale biomass plants planned for Scotland as the government continues to work towards the goal of sourcing all electricity from renewable sources. A new $710 million (£465m) wood fuelled biomass power plant has been approved by the Scottish government to be sited at the port of Grangemouth on the […] Read more »

Biomass | Chateaugay Biomass Power Plant, New York

The Chateaugay Biomass Power Plant produces electricity through the burning of woody biomass that has been sourced from nearby forest sources. The facility is owned and operated by ReEnergy Holdings LLC after it acquired the operation from Boralex Inc in December 2011. The ReEnergy Chateaugay facility has an operating capacity of 20MW and is capable […] Read more »

Biomass | Woodville Renewable Energy Project, Texas

A new biomass power plant has been proposed for construction near Woodville, Texas in Tyler County. The power plant is being developed by East Texas Electric Cooperative (ETEC) and will be a wood-fueled biomass plant that will process wood chips in producing a maximum capacity of 50MW of electricity. The design and construction of the […] Read more »

Biomass | Fourche Creek Treatment Plant, Arkansas

There are a number of ways in which necessary utilities can improve their usefulness and efficiencies with some of them proving to be incredibly innovative. The Fourche Creek Treatment Plant in Arkansas makes use of the natural “products” that are treated every day to produce up to 1.5MW of electricity that it uses to operate […] Read more »

Biomass Power Plants In the United States

Biomass has been and continues to be a viable and sustainable method of producing electricity from renewable resources. When the collection and transport of the biomass fuel is managed properly and the power plant itself runs efficiently it is possible for the production of electricity to be performed relatively cleanly. We are seeing more and […] Read more »

Biomass | Project Apollo Power Plant, Wisconsin

There are plans by developers Alliance Federated Energy to build the Project Apollo biomass power plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The proposed plant will have a 40MW capacity and it is hoped that it will be operational in late 2013 whereupon it will be able to produce enough electricity to power 20,000 homes. The biomass plant […] Read more »

Biomass | Mt Poso Cogeneration Power Plant

The conversion of the Mt Poso cogeneration power plant has been completed by the Mt Poso Cogeneration Company, which is a subsidiary of DTE Energy Services along with the help of Macpherson Energy. This power plant is located in Kern County California and it has been upgraded from the use of coal to 100% biomass […] Read more »

Biomass | Lufkin Power Plant

Work has started on the construction of the first biomass power plant in the state of Texas. The groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the project has just taken place hosted by Aspen Power in Lufkin, Texas. The Lufkin Biomass Power Plant will have a maximum capacity to produce 50MW of renewable energy sourced electricity. […] Read more »

Biomass | Portbury Dock Renewable Energy Plant

New plans have been announced by energy giant E.ON to invest around £300 million in a new biomass power plant 12km from Bristol. The biomass power plant will be called the Portbury Dock Renewable Energy Plant and is expected to have a maximum capacity to produce 150MW which would be enough electricity to power 200,000 […] Read more »