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February 12, 2009
By Edmonton Journal

albertagreenFeb. 12, 2009 – Two huge tanks with rounded, mushroom lids loom above the snowdrifts,
the first glimpse of Alberta's oddest-looking electricity plant and
also its greenest.

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Evan Chrapko stands
in front of a generator
at the Highmark Renewables
Bio-refinery.
Photo courtesy of:
The Edmonton Journal

 

Feb. 12, 2009 – Two huge tanks with rounded, mushroom lids loom above the snowdrifts,
the first glimpse of Alberta's oddest-looking electricity plant and
also its greenest.

About one megawatt of power flows out on the wires — enough power to
run the next-door feedlot and turn on the lights in 700 homes in
Vegreville and Two Hills. | READ MORE

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