3823 Marmon Rd., Lyons Falls, NY 13368
ReEnergy Lyonsdale, located on a 46-acre site adjacent to the Southern Adirondacks in Lyonsdale, NY (Lewis County) uses biomass as fuel to produce approximately 162,000 net megawatt-hours of electricity each year — enough to supply about 21,000 homes. At ReEnergy Lyonsdale, steam is produced to generate electricity, which is sold directly to customers such as utilities and energy services companies. The facility also provides process steam to an adjacent manufacturer.
The 22 megawatt facility, which opened in 1992, was acquired by ReEnergy in March 2011. ReEnergy has invested significantly in the facility to improve its efficiency and performance. ReEnergy Lyonsdale is an important corporate citizen in the North Country, as it provides direct jobs at the facility, indirect jobs associated with the use of the forest residue fuel supply, and additional jobs tied to local goods and services related to the facility.
ReEnergy Lyonsdale provides electricity from sustainably harvested forest residue material known as biomass. This forest material otherwise would have been left to decompose on forest floors or in urban lots, resulting in the production of methane, a greenhouse gas. Biomass power facilities enhance forest health, mitigate climate change, support jobs in the forest products industry, contribute to fuel diversity, and represent reasonably priced forms of renewable baseload energy.
ReEnergy Lyonsdale has achieved certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard, which verifies that the facility’s biomass procurement program promotes land stewardship and responsible forestry practices.
|Bruce Proven, Facility Manager|
James White, Chief Operating Officer – Energy Operations
John Howe, Fuel Procurement Manager
William Parker, Regional Environmental Coordinator
Mark Rising, Manager – Health & Safety
Plant rated: 22 MW gross biomass energy
Permitted fuels include unadulterated wood, pallet-derived wood, and non-recyclable fibrous material.
3823 Marmon Rd.
Lyons Falls, NY 13368