PG&E makes offer to buy power from North Fork bioenergy plant

The North Fork bioenergy plant has just cleared another hurdle toward getting the project up and running. They have now been offered a power purchase agreement from Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).

North Fork Community Power, LLC, is a joint venture between Phoenix Energy and the North Fork Community Development Council that will own and operate a biomass gasification facility in North Fork.

Phoenix Energy has announced that two of its developments – North Fork Community Power and Blue Mountain Electric Company – have received offers for power purchase agreements (PPAs) from PG&E.

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  1. Alaska Paul says:

    $199.72 per MWh seems pretty high. That translates to 20 cents per kilowatt-hour, which is retail up here in south central Alaska. I support biomass energy. I burn wood to heat my home, but this is serious subsidy, IMHO.

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