University’s biomass plant surpasses targets for energy‑efficiency gains
May 8, 2023
By Energy Manager Canada staff
Dalhousie fired up its revamped biomass plant in Truro, N.S. for the first time a few years ago touting a lofty goal for a 30 per cent jump in energy efficiency.
Turns out, the facility’s planners could’ve been even more ambitious when setting their targets.
“On average, we are producing energy somewhere between 10-15 per cent above what was expected in our business case,” says Darrell Boutilier, director of operations with Facilities Management at Dal and a key planner on the project.
This article is part of the Bioheat Week 2023. Read more articles about bioheat in Canada.
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