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NWT town looks to wood pellet heating system

September 12, 2012, Norman Wells, NWT – The town of Norman Wells, N.W.T., could be switching to wood pellets.


September 12, 2012
By CBC.ca

The community is looking at a centralized heating system which will cost more than $30 million. It would replace the town’s dwindling natural gas heat it uses now.

Dudley Johnson, the mayor, told CBC.ca the town is looking at a $33.8 million proposal for central heating with wood pellets. If they use wood pellets, they would get more government subsidies because the method is more environmentally friendly.

“We have a plan put in place to go green with a central heating system, which is the one which will give us the most funding. If you went diesel or propane you could not access all these funds,” said Johnson.

Click here to read the full article.
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2012/09/06/north-norman-wells-wood-pellets.html


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