University, High School Expect to Save 80% in Fuel Costs With Biomass Heating System

MAINE – The local high school and university expect to see their fuel costs lowered by an estimated 80 percent after installing a biomass heating system with the help of a $2.6 million federal grant announced Friday. The biomass system will heat a total of 11 buildings on the campuses of the University of Maine at Fort Kent and Fort Kent Community High School.