Wisconsin Power and Light Co. will expand biomass test burns in 2011, burning larger quantities of biomass for longer durations at the Nelson Dewey Generating Station.

WPL received a Research and Testing Exemption from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources that allows for up to a 50 percent co-firing of biomass over a 12-month period within the facility’s two cyclone fired boilers. Factors being examined during the test burns include environmental impacts, supply chain capabilities, material delivery and handling costs and the blending and combustion of biomass based materials.

Read more news and features on renewable energy generation.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...