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ReEnergy Stratum to celebrate National Bioenergy Day

The Original Irregular of Kingfield, Maine

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STRATTON — ReEnergy Stratton will host an Open House to celebrate National Bioenergy Day Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day will be marked nationally on Wednesday to raise awareness of the benefits of biomass energy.

ReEnergy Stratton is located at 27 Fox Farm Road. Refreshments will be available; tours will be held at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

ReEnergy Holdings owns and operates power facilities that use forest-derived woody biomass and other wood waste residues to produce homegrown, renewable energy. ReEnergy operates in five states and owns four energy facilities and one recycling facility in Maine: A 48-megawatt biomass facility in Stratton; a 39-megawatt biomass facility in Livermore Falls; a 37-megawatt facility in Fort Fairfield facility; and a 39-megawatt facility in Ashland. In total, ReEnergy employs more than 100 people in Maine and directly and indirectly supports more than 700 jobs.

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ReEnergy Stratton, in operation since 1989, has 48 megawatts of generation capacity. This facility generates renewable energy from responsibly harvested green forest residue biomass and unadulterated wood, producing 355,000 net MWh of electricity each year — enough to supply 46,000 homes. Some of the electricity that is produced at ReEnergy Stratton is sold to a local business while the balance is sold into the New England wholesale electric market.

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Original Publication Date: October 21, 2015

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