PORTLAND — The New York-based owner of four biomass plants in Maine plans to restart its Ashland operation by the end of the year, with a ramp-up that will include hiring 25 people, buying mill and forest byproducts and assessing and re-tuning equipment.
PORTLAND, Maine — In a nondescript warehouse on Presumpscot Street, around a dozen high-tech wood pellet boilers arrived this week from Denmark aboard a ship from Iceland, bound for installation in Maine.
A Vassalboro manufacturing company has gone “green” by banishing oil, opening the windows at night and feeding its workers fresh organic beef from a small herd of cattle raised behind the factory, the company president told a group of business leaders on Earth Day
Years after federal stimulus dollars funded a Maine Forest Service project to heat with local wood products, schools and other facilities report they have slashed energy bills in half while supporting jobs in the state’s struggling timber industry.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A Scarborough firm wants to locate a facility that produces wood fiber-based cleaning cloth at a Route 7 industrial park, but it needs a $450,000 state grant to make it happen, officials said Tuesday.
When it comes to heating your New Hampshire home or business, a new industry group wants you to forget natural gas and other fossil fuels and switch to a renewable heating source growing abundantly right here in New Hampshire: wood.
AUGUSTA, Maine — A plan by Gov. Paul LePage to fund residential heating cost reduction programs by increasing the amount of wood cut and sold from state land has failed to clear the first hurdle of the legislative process.