Biomass Energy Quick Assessment Tool Now Available
October 31 -- The New York Farm Viability Institute and the New York Biomass Energy Alliance are pleased to announce the Local Impact of Woody Biomass Energy Projects: Quick Assessment Tool for Planners and Community Leaders
(QAT) is now available on this website, http://www.biomassenergyqat.wordpress.com
. The QAT is available in two versions -- the Lite Version for community leaders, planners, development officials who are interested in getting a quick idea of what a small to medium scale biomass energy system would mean for their ... Read MoreCity of Utica Considering Biomass Energy Plant
September 26 -- According to an article by Steve Hughes, published today (9/26/13) in the Utica Observer Dispatch, the City of Utica has put in an application to the state through the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council for $315,000 to support a feasibility study of a potential biomass energy distributed system.
Hughes explains that "under the project proposal, the city will look at its potential energy needs and come up with a plan and zoning for energy district 'islands,' or smaller areas to connect to the plant to allow for gradual development of a citywide energy district." ... Read More