N.H. Lags On New Wood Markets As Biomass Power Plants Close
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For the past few decades, New Hampshire’s logging industry has been selling its wood scraps to be burned for energy. But now, after two years of failed subsidies, the state’s small biomass power plants are shutting down.
It’s left the forest products sector with few in-state markets for a lot of low-grade timber — even as innovative new uses for that wood take root elsewhere in the region.