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Sustainability

5th Annual Bioenergy Day

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National Bioenergy Day

The 5th Annual Bioenergy Day will be held on Wednesday October 18 starting at 9am.  The day will include tours of area organizations that using bioenergy including:

  • Lonza -  Learn about using wood fires as a fuel through an air aspiration fuel recovery system that uses wood biomass boiler.
  • Minnesota Power's Rapids Energy Center - See how local wood biomass is turned into clean renewable energy.  Rapids Energy Center is a cogeneration facility that provides the Blandin Paper Mill with all its steam requirements.
  • Itasca Woody Biomass Project - Hear how biomass plays an important role in forest management, local jobs and community stability.

John Latimer and Heidi Holtan spoke ICC provost Bart Johnson about Bioenergy and Bioenergy Day
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