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ReEnergy Stratton to celebrate National Bioenergy Day Wednesday with open house

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STRATTON - ReEnergy Stratton will host an Open House to celebrate National Bioenergy Day,
which will be marked nationally on Wednesday to raise awareness of the benefits of biomass energy.

ReEnergy Stratton at 27 Fox Farm Road in Stratton, will open its doors on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available and tours of the facility will be held at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

ReEnergy Holdings owns and operates power facilities that use forest-derived woody biomass and other wood waste residues to produce homegrown, renewable energy. ReEnergy operates in five states and owns four energy facilities and one recycling facility in Maine. The facilities are a 48-megawatt biomass facility in Stratton; a 39-megawatt biomass facility in Livermore Falls; a 37-megawatt facility in Fort Fairfield facility; and a 39-megawatt facility in Ashland.

In total, ReEnergy employs more than 100 people in Maine and directly and indirectly supports more than 700 jobs.

ReEnergy Stratton, in operation since 1989, generates renewable energy from harvested green forest residue biomass and unadulterated wood that produces 355,000 net MWh of electricity
each year — enough to supply 46,000 homes. Some of the electricity that is produced
at ReEnergy Stratton is sold to a local business while the balance is sold into the
New England wholesale electric market.

To find out more, visit www.reenergyholdings.com. Or visit www.bioenergyday.org to learn more about National Bioenergy Day, and bioenergy in general.

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