Community Heating Bio-Energy

Recipient: Village of Burns Lake
Amount: 23875
Date: 2011-02-17
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: This project was conceived by stakeholders of the Burns Lake Energy Forum. Village of Burns Lake has established an MOU with several groups under the heading of Burns Lake Energy Working Group. The purpose of the project is to develop a community heating system that will utilize local wood supplies. The project is comprised of 3 main stages: 1) Feasibility, 2) Detailed Engineering, Design & Governance, and 3) Construction. NKDF funding is approved to assist with 2) Detailed Engineering, Design & Governance.

Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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