New biomass furnace saves money and fossil fuel in Ambler, Alaska

In the remote village of Ambler, Alaska, temperatures can fall to 60 below in the winter, but heating the community’s two main villages just got a lot more green. The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium installed a biomass furnace system this September. Alaska Public Media’s Elyssa Loughlin reports that the new renewable energy project means a path toward cleaner energy as well as a more sustainable economy for Alaska Native communities.

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