Gypsum http://kajx.org en Gypsum Biomass Plant First of its Kind in the State http://kajx.org/post/gypsum-biomass-plant-first-its-kind-state <p>Colorado’s first woody biomass power plant is nearly complete. Senator Mark Udall and State Senator Gail Schwartz toured the facility in Gypsum on Friday, where wood cuttings from beetle kill trees will be turned into electricity. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen explains.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Heavy machinery is moving dirt around at a construction site not far from Interstate 70. The area used to be grazed by cows. Now, it’s being transformed into an industrial site, complete with two smokestacks and metal ramps surrounding a tall, main building.</span></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 23:42:02 +0000 Marci Krivonen 5928 at http://kajx.org Gypsum Biomass Plant First of its Kind in the State