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The foreclosed waste-to-energy incinerator in Orrington might be bought to an organization that beforehand tried to purchase one other trash facility in Hampden.
Delta Thermo Power made the profitable bid of $1.5 million throughout an public sale on Thursday for the Penobscot Power Restoration Co. plant in Orrington, in response to Plant Supervisor Henry Lang. The ability had first gone to public sale Oct. 25, however didn’t get a single bid that day.
“There have been extra bidders on this public sale, in comparison with the one on October twenty fifth and there have been some observers hoping to start out a take care of the brand new house owners for energy purchases, as soon as the power is again in operation,” Lang stated in an electronic mail.
Lang stated that Delta has 5 days from the public sale to offer 10 p.c of the sale quantity minus the $50,000 already paid to qualify as a bidder. The rest of the steadiness is due inside 27 days.
Delta Thermo Power had beforehand tried to purchase the Hampden waste facility that shuttered in spring of 2020, lower than a 12 months after it began working. The CEO of Delta Thermo Power, a Pennsylvania firm, had embellished his enterprise’ observe report, and it finally misplaced its unique proper to buy the Hampden plant after failing to indicate proof of financing.
The closure of each PERC and the Hampden facility has compelled many communities to ship their waste straight to the landfill.
Marie Weidmayer contributed reporting.
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