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Wednesday, November 01, 2006

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Alternative fuels continue to gain a foothold in the state with Silvan Power Company’s announcement of a new biomass power plant in La Pine. Once the $40 million plant is completed it will employ 25 people with an additional 75 working in the forest gathering materials. In contrast to traditional burning methods, the La Pine plant would burn small trees and scrap lumber from sawmills at high temperatures, creating less smoke and releasing fewer pollutants into the atmosphere. Silvan Power has a 10-year power purchase agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to produce up to 47 megawatts of power at this location.

 

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