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Biomass to heat 13 P.E.I. buildings

July 3, 2013 - P.E.I. has approved two contracts to install biomass heating systems in 13 buildings across the province in an effort to reduce its reliance on expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuels.


July 3, 2013
By Canadian Biomass

The
systems are to be installed over the next three years, says the dailybusinessbuzz.ca website.

Company
8230773 Ltd. has been awarded a contract for the following buildings:

Western Hospital

Athena School

Summerside Intermediate School

Young Offenders Facility in Summerside

Wood4Heating
Canada will be awarded a contract for the following buildings:

East Wiltshire School

Elliot River School

Morell High School

Stonepark Junior High School

Souris Hospital

Souris K-12 School

Beach Grove Home

New Prince Edward Home

Provincial Correctional Centre

The
contracts are for 20-year terms and the companies are responsible for the
design, construction and operation of the units.

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Converting
to biomass will save the province roughly $120,000 in heating costs each year
and the contracts will have a combined economic impact of more than $500,000
annually, because of the labour and materials required.


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