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Advance Mississippi hosts energy panel for legislators

JACKSON — Advance Mississippi hosted its 2011 Energy Update panel for legislators at the Jackson Marriott hotel last week. >> Dr. Sumesh Arora, director of strategic biomass solutions at the Mississippi Technology Alliance, said national media is recognizing Mississippi as a leader in green energy. Approximately 100 renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects that represent a $2-billion investment in the state ...

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Reality check

Advance Mississippi touts state as one of top options in the nation for biomass energy, but Strategic Biomass Initiative director says its could be years before technology is available Mississippi has 19 million acres of forests, a number that constitutes an 18 percent increase from 30 years ago. The timber and undergrowth it produces are ideal materials for the production ...

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European company to put biomass power plants in Miss.

London-based Meridian Power announced this month that it has selected former Tupelo mayor and Advance Mississippi Chairman Glenn L. McCullough Jr. as chairman of its biomass businesses in the United States. The company has chosen Mississippi to be the site of its first power plant, due to the abundance of timber biomass in the state. Meridian Power plans to develop ...

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