Itasca Community College Woody Biomass Utilization Project Design

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
Itasca Community College
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2016
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2014, Chp. 226, Sec. 2, Subd. 08i
Appropriation Language

$112,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Itasca Community College to develop a final design for installation of a boiler heating system using woody biomass. Students at the college must be involved in the final design process.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$112,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.76
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Overview

Woody biomass energy systems have shown themselves to offer more locally-based, stable energy supplies for some communities. Itasca Community College is using this appropriation to design a renewable energy system based on woody biomass that will serve as a demonstration and educational tool in the region.

Project Manager
First Name
Bart
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Itasca Community College
Street Address
1851 Hwy 169 E
City
Grand Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
55744
Phone
(218) 349-9154
Email
bart.johnson@itascacc.edu