Power Plant Economics (At Dartmouth)

In a bid to become more environmentally friendly, Dartmouth plans to transition its power plant from dirty No. 6 fuel oil to biomass (likely wood pellets or chips). Moving to a cleaner source of energy is certainly commendable, but what of the expense? A Valley News article suggests that the cost of the conversion and other eco-friendly improvements may reach an eye-watering $100 million. And given the administration’s propensity for cost overruns, the actual tab may be even higher. | More…

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