BENSON—City officials in Benson will be learning soon how much of the former Benson Power biomass facility will be dismantled and removed, but they are hoping that a large portion remains. The city is supporting a bid by a company in San Francisco, California, to purchase the fuel hall building, along with the administrative building and smaller, ancillary buildings on the campus in Benson. Brightmark Energy is working with the city of Benson in hopes of converting the site to a refinery to make
Newly available to businesses, farms, multi-family housing, nonprofits, and places of worship in Kandiyohi County PACE, a new financing tool called Property-Assessed Clean Energy, provides project financing that is repaid as a separate item on property tax assessments for a set period. In this way, PACE eliminates the burden of upfront costs by providing low-cost, long-term financing. Read the full press release here. To find out more information go to http://www.cleanenergyresourceteams.org/pace.