The Merritt Green Energy project s 40 megawatt electric steam generator is in progress. A worker on site says they are doing the transformer for kicking up voltage to transport. A security person says there is about 1 year left in the plants construction.

A huge bin  for the receiving and storage of Hog fuel ( chipped wood waste) is part of the plant construction. The bin,  made of vertical steel pipes with planking bolted to the inside is on the north side of the rising  generator building..

Electric toys were a happy result of Edisons electric File Photo KDG

Electric toys
were a happy result of Edison’s electric
File Photo KDG

On this day: October 15th 1878

The Edison Electric Light Company starts operations.