Greenleaf Power, the current owner of the Eel River Power plant in Scotia, Calif., is a California-based company which describes itself on its web page as: "...committed to providing reliable green power for North America." The Eel River Power plant in Scotia has been in temporary shut down since Oct., 2012 but is scheduled to reopen in May.
Use the player below to hear interviews and more details related to the Eel River Power Plant, Geenleaf Power, biomass power production, pollution issues and more. This story was aired on Wed. Feb. 20, 2013 by KMUD News Director, Terri Klemetson.
Greenleaf Power-click for website
Eel River Plant - Scotia
Rewood Coast Energy Authority-website
Final Comprehensive Action Plan for Energy (CAPE)
Repower Humboldt-A Strategic Plan for Renewable Energy Security and Prosperity;links to documents
The Eel River plant is based in California's North Coast region about 30 miles south of Eureka. The plant was built in 1988 with Greenleaf Power taking ownership in 2010. See photos below: