CNC Researching Biomass Energy Alternative For Purden Ski Resort

The College of New Caledonia is collaborating with Purden Lake and Ski Resorts Ltd. to find ways to reduce the resort’s dependence on diesel fuel to generate their power needs. Inspiration for the project grew out of Instructor Byron Poppleton’s long time interest in exploring alternative energy sources. He teaches Power Engineering in the School of Trades & Technologies. This fall, students in his 4 th Class Power Engineering course will help conduct research on energy efficient and carbon - neutral fuel sources. Read more.