Rutland Herald: Springfield eyes MOU with woodchip plant developer

Jun 17, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. June 15, 2013. SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Select Board announced Friday it would discuss a possible agreement with the developers of the proposed wood-fired power plant in North Springfield at a public meeting Monday.

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Rutland Herald: Sustainable energy firm files for bankrputcy

May 02, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. BRATTLEBORO — A Vermont company that tried to develop a sustainable food, energy and algae system has filed for bankruptcy. Carbon Harvest of Brattleboro filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection last week.

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Rutland Herald: Biomass: Regional commission won’t commit

May 01, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. FAIR HAVEN — Town officials wanted to know why the Rutland Regional Planning Commission has not publicly supported the proposed Beaver Wood biomass project — and they got an answer.

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Rutland Herald: Fair Haven seeks support for biomass project

Apr 25, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. FAIR HAVEN — Town officials will try to gather local support for a proposed biomass power generator and pellet-manufacturing facility.

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WCAX: Montpelier begins a massive biomass project

Apr 18, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from WCAX. MONTPELIER, Vt. – Traffic and parking in Montpelier is about to get more challenging. Workers broke ground Wednesday on the long awaited cooperative effort between the state and the city to provide wood chip-generated heat to a portion of the downtown.

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Biomass not a climate answer

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. An open letter to the officers and directors of the power distribution companies of Vermont and neighboring states:

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Rutland Herald: Potential biomass plant traffic alarms Chester Select Board

Mar 22, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from the Rutland Herald. CHESTER — What was supposed to be an update on the North Springfield Sustainable Energy Project turned out to be a discussion between the Chester Select Board and the executive director of the Southern Windsor County Regional Planning and Development Commission over the potential impact it will have on the […]

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Rutland Herald: Opinion: Wood biomass power is just too expensive

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments by

Reposted from Rutland Herald. It should come as no surprise that the North Springfield Energy Project, a project to build an industrial biomass plant in Springfield, still lacks a power contract.

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