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Energy Opportunities for Woody Biomass

San Juan Island Grange

152 1st St.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Woody biomass in densely stocked San Juan forests may present an opportunity to support local energy needs. This workshop will discuss examples of community-based energy projects from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the cost-effective methods for converting biomass into energy to heat and power our houses, businesses, and communities.

Topics include:

  • Energy uses for woody biomass
  • Comparing woody biomass to conventional fuels
  • Different forms of woody biomass: firewood to pellets to chips
  • Community cooperative business models for woody biomass energy
  • Heating public facilities with woody biomass
  • Emissions and clean air concerns
  • Sustainable supply of woody biomass in the San Juans
  • Current energy market


  • Andrew Haden | Wisewood Energy
  • Meagan Nuss | Wisewood Energy
  • Kirk Hanson | Northwest Natural Resource Group

Details and registration:

WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 12pm-3pm

WHERE: San Juan Island Grange, 152 1st St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250


Saturday, 24 June, 2017


Cailin Mackenzie

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