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[NEWS] California Biomass Energy Facility Uses 70% of Area Water

– by Bill Houston, April 27, 2016, Times News Standard


Photo: Sean Walker/Times News Standard

The DG Fairhaven biomass power plant is expected to restart operations by noon on Thursday after being closed for the longest period since first powering up in 1987, according to DG Fairhaven Power LLC General Manager Bob Marino.

“This is the longest period of being shut down in the plant’s history,” Marino said.

The Samoa-based power plant ceased operations on Jan. 4 after a significant portion of its revenue was cut following the expiration of an amendment to its power purchase agreement with PG&E, he said.

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