July 2006
BioCycle;Jul2006, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p51
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The article reports the Koda Energy, a biomass-to-energy project created by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Rahr Malting Co. in Shakopee, Minnesota. The Koda plant will generate 16.5 megawatts of baseload electricity which will deliver 125 million Btus/hour of process heat to the production malting operation of the company. It is also expected to replace enough natural gas to heat 11,000 homes. The project will require up to 180,000 tons of biofuels such as grain processing by products, wood and dedicated energy crops to fuel its boilers.


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