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Eco Fuel Presented in Maine Expo

Eco Fuel Presented in Maine Expo

| April 8, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – State officials and experts on alternative heating sources are meeting in the Maine city of Portland. Tradespeople and energy department officials from New England and New York are gathering at the Northeast Biomass Heating Expo from Wednesday to Friday. The conference draws 1,450 people and 320 different businesses and organizations to […]

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Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

| February 28, 2014

It was an exciting day here in Fort Kent! Folks from all over came together to celebrate the inaugural firing and ribbon cutting of a 5.5 million dollar biomass project. “To see this today, is amazing,” said John Martin, director for sustainability development at UMFK. A significant milestone was marked Friday in the Pleasant Street […]

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UMFK Biomass Project Moving Along, Might Fuel Buildings As Early As Next Month

UMFK Biomass Project Moving Along, Might Fuel Buildings As Early As Next Month

| January 22, 2014

Efforts to complete UMFK’s multimillion dollar biomass project are ON SCHEDULE according to university officials. So much so, some campus buildings could start to receive heat from the wood pellet fuel project as early as next month.  Construction crews are working hard to get UMFK’s MASSIVE biomass project at the Fort Kent Armory, up and […]

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NMDC looks to lower heating costs in the near future

NMDC looks to lower heating costs in the near future

| September 26, 2013

Norther Maine development commission was chosen for phase one of a nationwide competition which granted them $275 thousand dollars to put together an investment plan to attract manufacturing to the area particularly in renewable energy and what they call their clean tech manufacturing cluster, Robert Clark the executive director of NMDC explained to us just […]

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NMDC Awarded Economic Development Funding

NMDC Awarded Economic Development Funding

| September 26, 2013

The Economic Development Association has awarded the Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) $200,000 to support the development of a Biomass Clean Tech Manufacturing Cluster Strategic Plan to advance the design and manufacture of biomass heating appliances in Northern Maine. The project will lead to job creation through expansion of business opportunities and business expansion in […]

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