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Co-op supplies biomass crops for electric generator

Feb. 10, 2011 – Imagine having a market for as many as 21 different feedstocks. More than 600 members of the Show Me Energy Cooperative do.


November 30, 1999
By Farm Industry News

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Feb. 10, 2011 – Imagine having a market for as many as 21 different feedstocks. More than 600 members of the Show Me Energy Cooperative do. Farmers receive $45 to $60/ton for a variety of grasses and forbs that are made into biomass pellets and then co-fired with coal at an electric generation plant. The largest test burn in the United States with 22,000 tons of biomass pellets was completed in 2009 at the 385 MW KCP&L plant at Sibley, MO. | READ MORE