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5th Annual Bioenergy Day

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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