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Category: Renewable Energy :: Biomass
Last updated: Dec 13 2014 23:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Gypsum biomass power plant burning in active, three-alarm fire 13.12.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Fire crews from across the Western Slope are being summoned to assist in battling an active, three-alarm fire at a biomass power plant in Gypum on Saturday ...
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Biofuels made by Fort Collins firm to power Southwest, military jets 25.9.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Biofuels made by Fort Collins-based Red Rock Biofuels power Southwest Airlines jets and military aircraft beginning in 2016.
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Breaking down old practices: Forest Service, Confluence Energy open new chapter in timber management 3.8.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Riding in the passenger seat of a company pickup on a dirt Forest Service road just shy of the Blacktail Creek Campground in Grand County, Confluence Energy’s Don Sanford surveys the landscape that surrounds the remains of a 2,200-acre timber sale. Out there, where stands of aspen trees still fill the horizon, where wildflowers in full bloom cover the ground and where the mountain vistas are rarely seen by human eyes, Sanford sees opportunity. Slash Material left behind by logging companies after a timber sale has been completed. Normally includes the limbs’ tops and remains of lodgepole pines that have been cut down. The material normally has been pushed into huge piles. Slash piles Near the landing area of a logging operation. This material is mostly just tree parts, but also may contain rocks, metal parts and other items that the lumber company left behind. Landing area A small area of a logging operation where trees are processed and then loaded onto trucks to be shipped to sawmills. Sawmill A ...
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Breaking down old practices: Confluence Energy powering the future with diversity 3.8.2014 Steamboat Pilot
The process of creating bio-based products begins deep in the forest-filled mountains of Northwest Colorado, at the end of recently abandoned logging roads and somewhere in the 20-foot-plus-high piles of twisted limbs, logs and tree parts left behind by logging companies that have taken what they can use. Slash Material left behind by logging companies after a timber sale has been completed. Normally includes the limbs’ tops and remains of lodgepole pines that have been cut down. The material normally has been pushed into huge piles. Slash piles Near the landing area of a logging operation. This material is mostly just tree parts, but also may contain rocks, metal parts and other items that the lumber company left behind. Landing area A small area of a logging operation where trees are processed and then loaded onto trucks to be shipped to sawmills. Sawmill A facility that processes raw timber into lumber for shipping and sales. Chipping Raw timber is placed into a machine that reduces it to chips that ...
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Progress on biomass: Finally seeing the results of waste-to-energy 1.2.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
For most of the last decade, Coloradans have been talking about how to make good use of their mountain forests, dying and gray.
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Oakland transforms waste to renewable energy 21.1.2014 Current Issue
A wastewater treatment plant breaks new ground.
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Soda Creek 5th-graders spend day as scientists 15.11.2013 Steamboat Pilot
On Thursday, Soda Creek Elementary fifth-graders took the field to do experimental research in renewable energy. The scientific opportunity was made possible through grants from local organizations.
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Soda Creek fifth-graders spend Thursday as scientists 14.11.2013 Steamboat Pilot
On Thursday, Soda Creek Elementary fifth-graders took the field to do experimental research in renewable energy. The scientific opportunity was made possible through grants from local organizations.
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Xcel Energy seeks power from forest waste in Colorado 21.5.2013 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy seeks power from forest waste in Colorado
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Beetle-kill pellets find new purpose in absorbing oil and gas spills 12.5.2013 Denver Post: Business
Beetle-kill pellets find new purpose in absorbing oil and gas spills
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Colorado ethanol producer shifting toward using wood 23.3.2013 Durango Herald
DENVER AP A Colorado ethanol producer is set to employ a landmark technology that could help resolve the food vs. fuel controversy swirling around corn-based ethanol.Front Range Energy in Windsor successfully has tested a new process to make ethanol from waste wood. The facility plans to begin commercial production next year.
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Landfill agrees to take ash from the new biomass plant 4.3.2013 Vail Colorado: Our World
EAGLE, Colorado - On Tuesday, Eagle County commissioners approved a 10-year contract to accept ash from a wood-burning biomass plant that's being built in Gypsum. "It will only be about 2,000 to 3,000 tons of ash pe ...
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Colorado ethanol producer begins shift from corn to woody biomass 13.2.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
A Colorado ethanol producer is set to employ a landmark technology that could help resolve the food vs. fuel controversy swirling around corn-based ethanol.
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Colo. ethanol producer begins shift from corn to woody biomass 13.2.2013 Denver Post: Business
 A Colorado ethanol producer is set to employ a landmark technology that could help resolve the food vs.
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Utah utility shines light on renewable-energy projects with funding 11.2.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
by Steven Oberbeck The Salt Lake Tribune Published Feb 11, 2013 09:17AM MDT As soon as the weather warms in spring, the developers of the Artspace Solar Gardens property near downtown Salt Lake City plan to install a 315-kilowatt solar power array on its roof and parking garage. The project, funded in part through Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program, will feature nearly 1,000 solar panels that are expected to generate enough electricity to meet all the power needs of the 30 residential and 15 commercial office units in the mixed-use development, with maybe a little ... ...
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Gypsum looks forward to new power plant 4.2.2013 Denver Post: Business
Gypsum looks forward to new power plant
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Woolsey: 'We need more people in town' 4.2.2013 Vail Colorado: Editorials
GYPSUM, Colorado - Mac's Liquor is pretty quiet in the middle of the day - business starts to pick up in the late afternoon, when people start coming home from work. That's one reason store owner Peter Struve i ...
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Pine trees being chipped for Boulder County biomass boilers 23.1.2013 Headlines: All Headlines
LONGMONT -- Boulder County workers have been converting trees thinned from Heil Valley Ranch forests into wood chips that help fuel the biomass burners that heat the county jail and the five buildings at the Parks and Open Space Department/Transportation Maintenance complex.
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Kremmling wood pellet plant lands deal for dead timber on Routt National Forest 27.11.2012 Steamboat Pilot
The $4.75 million contract awarded to Confluence Energy of Kremmling beetle-kill removal is one of two such contracts totaling $13.4 million.
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Vail Valley: Gypsum power plant to benefit from 'forest health' contracts 27.11.2012 Vail Colorado: Editorials
WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Forest Service has awarded $13.4 million to two Colorado companies, Confluence Energy of Kremmling and West Range Reclamation of Hotchkiss, to clear beetled-killed trees from the White River and Medici ...
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