Biomass back on track

In the US state of New Hampshire, a father-and-son team are developing a biomass generator and attracting plenty of attention in the process. Zilkha Biomass Energy expects to have the 1.5 megawatt (MW) cogeneration facility up and running by early 2007. Announced in May, the plant is the first of its kind in the US – a high efficiency, direct-fired, wood-fueled gas turbine generator. It will provide electricity and heat to a pellet manufacturer, New England Wood Pellet, which will supply the