Turboden

Turboden, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), has been chosen to supply the world’s largest biomass-based Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) with an 8 MW power unit at its plant in Athens, Maine, US.
 
Maine Woods Pellet Co. owns and operates the state-of-the-art wood pellet production facility. This plant can produce up to 100,000 tons of wood pellets per year both for the bulk and bagged fuel markets, which make it the largest pellet manufacturer in the state.
Turboden
The Turboden ORC system will converrt the heat of thermal oil generated by wood residues from de-barking and chipping operations.

Maine Woods Pellet secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Central Maine Power (CPM) covering the power to be exported to the grid and will benefit from a tax credit for the project equity investments according to the New Markets Tax Credit Program.