Laidlaw en Berlin Biomass Plant To Open Late Next Year - $25 Million Boost To Economy Predicted <p>By the end of 2013 the new biomass plant in Berlin should be operating and putting about $25 million a year into the forest economy, says Scott Tranchemontagne, a spokesman for the facility’s owners, Cate Street Capital of Portsmouth.</p><p>Wednesday morning a key part of the facility arrived, a 132-ton steam turbine carried on a transporter that is 175-feet long and has 74 wheels.</p><p>Powered by 750,000 tons of woodchips each year, the Burgess BioPower plant is expected to provide 75 megawatts of power to Public Service of New Hampshire.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:34:11 +0000 Chris Jensen 17986 at