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.
This system provides process heat for drying dimensional lumber, and eliminates issues with inconsistent natural gas supply and interruptible service.
A wood energy system that provides process heat for wood drying.
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
Other Case Studies and Resources
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.