Groundbreaking - Biomass Woodchip Boiler
Students, Faculty, and Community come together for this Groundbreaking Event!October 12, 2011
OAKLAND — Last month, construction began on Regional School Unit 18’s $3.7 million biomass woodchip boiler.
On Tuesday, government officials joined with teachers, administrators and students to break ground on the project — at least in a ceremonial sense.
The project, which was approved 224-175 in a five-town voter referendum on Sept. 6, calls for the construction of a 2,472-square-foot biomass plant on school property in Oakland.
When completed in April 2012, the boiler will burn wood chips to provide hot-water heat to three schools: Messalonskee High School, Messalonskee Middle continue reading…
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