Eastern Idaho Biomass Energy Workshop

Posted by Dylan Kruse on March 3, 2014

June 17-18, 2014

Photo credit: Marcus Kauffman

This workshop is part of the Idaho Statewide Wood Energy Team project, a collaborative agency, business, and non-profit effort to develop biomass clusters that complement forest restoration activities in Idaho. Examples include projects that can provide heat and power to schools, hospitals, commercial buildings and industrial facilities. Participating projects will be eligible to receive technical assistance and resources to help with evaluation and early stage development. 

Who will be attending the workshop?

Key project players, including developers and funders, community members, state and federal agency staff, fuel suppliers, existing and prospective facility managers, and more.

Learn how successful biomass energy systems are designed and managed, and discuss opportunities for new projects in eastern Idaho. Community members, developers, and experts from across the region will come together to promote biomass utilization as a way to lower heating costs, enhance forest health, and improve rural economies. 

  • Discuss potential biomass projects in eastern Idaho

  • Find out what makes a viable project and how it becomes reality
  • Discover innovative technologies that are right for your community
  • Network with local champions and biomass experts
  • Share stories about how biomass systems are making a difference across the state
  • Learn about financial resources that can help build future projects

Click here to register.

Workshop location: Lost Trail Ski Resort, 9485 US Hwy 93 S Sula, MT 59871

Directions from Salmon, ID: Drive 45.8 miles via US-93 N to Lost Trail Pass. Entrance to Lost Trail Ski Area is at the top of pass on the West side of highway just past the rest area.

For more information about the workshop, please contact: Dylan Kruse at Sustainable Northwest (503-221-6911 x115;

Please note: There is no lodging available at Lost Trail Ski Resort. For lodging options in Salmon, ID, please visit: