Maine Compass: Biomass power benefits Maine

Biomass is produced here, harvested here, and often consumed here. As a fuel for heating and power generation, it is an option far superior economically to a fossil fuel like heating oil, of which 78 cents of every dollar spent leaves the region, according to one U.S. Energy Information Agency estimate.

Dana Doran, Bob Cleaves, Jeremy Payne, Central Maine (2/3/17)