Connecticut Buys Fake ‘Clean’ Energy from New Hampshire Biomass Incinerator

May 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: General

[Other than ignoring all health and environmental impacts of biomass incineration, this article falsely claims that the Burgess BioPower incinerator in New Hampshire can operate at 90% efficiency, while in reality biomass power incinerators operate at 20-25% efficiency. -Ed.]

– by Geoffrey Craig and Derek Sands, Platts

Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved on Tuesday a New Hampshire-based, 75-MW biomass power plant as eligible to generate Class I renewable energy certificates.

The facility, called Burgess BioPower, has a 20-year power purchase agreement with Public Service Company of New Hampshire.

For more on this story, visit: Connecticut Buys Fake “Clean” Energy from New Hampshire Biomass Incinerator | Energy Justice Network.

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