Large Commercial and Industrial

Rothschild Biomass Cogeneration Plant

We Energies has installed a 50MW biomass cogeneration plant at Domtar Paper Company’s Rothschild mill. The biomass fuel would consist of clean, untreated wood waste such as logging residue, bark and shavings from paper and saw mills and municipal yard waste and right-of-way clearings.

Gundersen Lutheran Biomass Boiler: A Key Part of Gundersen Energy Independence Goal

The biomass boiler represents 38% of Gundersen’s energy independence goal. The boilers create steam that is used to heat buildings in the winter and is used in the laundry and kitchen, as well as to dehumidify the air and sanitize medical equipment.

Muscoda Protein Products and Meister Cheese

This wood energy system provides process heat for the Meister Cheese plant and the nearby whey drying facility.

Medium Commercial and Industrial

Superior Kiln

This system provides process heat for drying dimensional lumber, and eliminates issues with inconsistent natural gas supply and interruptible service.

Granite Valley

A wood energy system that provides process heat for wood drying.

Small Commercial and Industrial

Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin: Conservation Boiler Project

The Tribe installed a wood pellet boiler and necessary equipment to provide heat to two workshops.

Barron School District

Learn about the wood energy system provides steam heat for the town’s high school, elementary school, hospital and medical center, and the Maple Crofts Senior Rest Home.

Sunny Slope Greenhouse

The wood energy system provides heat for 4,000 square feet of greenhouse space.

Nine Mile Recreation Area: Wood Pellet Boiler Implementation Program

The wood pellet boiler system provides heat for the ski chalet.

Grass Creek Greenhouse LLC: Wood Pellet Boiler Implementation Program

The wood pellet system provides heating for 4,680 square feet of greenhouse space with in-floor heating for plant growth, even in winter months.

School, Hospital, and Institutional Case Studies

Heating with Biomass: A Feasibility Study of Wisconsin Schools Heated with Wood

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Other Case Studies and Resources

UW-Extension Greenhouse Case Studies

Learn about your options for reducing greenhouse heating costs, including energy conservation measures, fuel switching, and changes in production methods.

Case studies provided by WI SWET.