Biomass http://waer.org en SUNY-ESF Debuts Uniquely Powered Gateway Building http://waer.org/post/suny-esf-debuts-uniquely-powered-gateway-building <P>SUNY E-S-F is getting closer to its goal to achieving carbon neutrality by 2015.&nbsp; A ribbon cutting was held Friday to officially dedicate the college’s newest building.&nbsp;</P> <P>The Gateway Center has a three million dollar combined heat and electric system powered by biomass and natural gas.&nbsp; Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability Michael Kelleher explains the process once the wood pellets are loaded.&nbsp;</P> <P><EM>"We put them into a gasifier and so, we're basically heating or burning them without much air or oxygen being around.&nbsp; They give off a gas as Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:44:00 +0000 John Smith 7577 at http://waer.org SUNY-ESF Debuts Uniquely Powered Gateway Building