Canadian Biomass Magazine

Federal investment boosts pellet industry

April 28, 2013
By MaineToday Media

April 28, 2013, Maine – An $11.4 million investment is driving Maine towards a stronger, sustainable forestry economy and reduced dependance on foreign oil, experts say.

The U.S. Department of Forestry has spent the money in the Fuels for
Buildings grant to help bring 24 biomass conversion projects to fruition
in schools, hospitals and public buildings across the state. The grant
has funded projects at schools in central Maine, and is expecting to
have their latest project – an education centre in Ashland, Maine –
completed on May 7, 2013.

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