Is burning biomass the answer?


Jamie Stephen wants to bring district energy systems to Nova Scotia, promising jobs, a market for local resources, and cuts to Nova Scotia’s greenhouse gas emissions. 

Communities around the province are working on proposals to heat entire towns by burning the truckloads of pulpwood and sawmill scraps that Pictou County’s Northern Pulp mill once gobbled up. Recent Nova Scotia transplant Jamie Stephen has spent the past several months planting seeds for the idea with municipal councils.


Source: Halifax Magazine


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