GREEN STAR ANNOUNCES MAJOR SOUTH SIOUX CITY EXPANSION

first_imgA KENTUCKY BASED ENERGY COMPANY THAT IS RE-LOCATING TO SOUTH SIOUX CITY IS EXPANDING BEYOND THEIR ORIGINAL PROJECT GOALS.GREEN STAR GASIFIERS IS MOVING ITS CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS FROM BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY TO SOUTH SIOUX, AND C-E-O TONY DEMIR SAYS THAT’S JUST PART OF WHAT THE COMPANY IS PLANNING.IN APRIL, GREEN STAR PLACED A WOOD WASTE FUELED GASIFIER TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY FOR THE CITY’S WATER PLANT AND SCENIC PARK AREA NEAR THE RIVERFRONT.DEMIR SAYS GREEN STAR NOW PLANS TO MANUFACTURE THE GASIFIERS IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY AND MARKET THEM TO OTHER AREA COMMUNITIES:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……..IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY. ;25GREEN STAR ALSO HAS PLANS TO BUILD ANOTHER FACILITY IN SOUTH SIOUX AS PART OF THE EXPANSION:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR5.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….PARK AREA. :21THE COMPANY WILL ALSO BUILD A THREE MEGAWATT POWER PLANT IN ROTH INDUSTRIAL PARK TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY FROM WOOD WASTE:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……OF NEXT YEAR. ;26THE PLANT WILL HAVE TWO ADDITIONAL STAGES THAT WILL BE CONSTRUCTED BY AUGUST OF 2018 AND 2019, ADDING ANOTHER THREE MEGAWATTS OF GENERATING POWER IN EACH PHASE.DEMIR SAYS THAT PROJECT WILL CREATE JOBS TO HELP BOOST THE LOCAL ECONOMY:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…….HUNDREDS RIGHT NOW. ;11AND WHILE THE COMPANY HAS USED WOOD WASTE TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY WITH ITS GASIFIERS, THERE ARE NOW PLANS TO DEVELOP HYDROPOWER IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR6.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……..WE CAN DO THIS. :20THE COMPANY’S INVESTMENT FOR THE INITIAL LAUNCH IS AROUND $25 MILLION DOLLARS, WITH THE PROJECTS EXCEEDING $150 MILLION OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS.KELLY FLYNN, SOUTH SIOUX’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, SAYS THE CITY HAS DEVELOPED A GREAT PARTNERSHIP WITH GREEN STAR:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR7.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……PRETTY IMPRESSIVE:16DEMIR SAYS SOUTH SIOUX IS NOW HIS HOME, AND HE’S HAPPY THE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY HAS DEVELOPED BEYOND EXPECTATIONS:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DEMIR4.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…………IS HOME NOW. ;19THE COMPANY HOPES TO COMPLETELY TRANSITION TO SOUTH SIOUX WITHIN 18 MONTHS.ON THURSDAY, THE SOUTH SIOUX CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE ON APPROVING A GREEN STAR TURBINE GRANT AT A NOON MEETING.last_img

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