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Biomass use on Campus (Proposed)

Project History

  • 10/26/2016

    Construction is underway in Fall 2016 to install a 200 kW biomass boiler at the Energy Farm. This system will initially satisfy all heating needs for the greenhouse onsite, and will replace the current propane heating system.

  • 9/28/2016

    The EGEN SWATeam held their second meeting for the Fall 2016 semester. Topics covered include:

Description

Biomass energy is produced from organic materials, such as wood chips or miscanthus.  The Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research (CABER) focuses on bioenergy systems research, and F&S Energy Services is reviewing options for integrating biomass fuel sources into campus energy production.

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Morgan Johnston

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