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Virginia power plants going to pellets

October 20, 2011
By C/Net

Oct 20, 2011, Virginia - Biomass manufacturer Enviva has signed a contract with Dominion Virginia Power to supply wood pellets to two power plants that are being converted from using coal to renewable biomass.

Dominion Virginia Power had announced in April its intention to convert
three 63-megawatt coal-burning electricity plants into three 50-megawatt
renewable biomass electricity plants.The move is in response to the state's voluntary policy to have 15 per cent of its power generated from renewable sources by 2025. Read the whole story here.

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