• Welcome to Bioenergy

    Bioenergy is derived from organic materials including wood waste, agriculture crops, animal manure, food waste, as well as municipal waste streams (solids, waste water and landfill gases). Through conversion processes, this organic material can be transformed to produce electricity, heat, valuable biofuels and specialty chemicals.

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  • Clean Fuel Standard: Fueling Conversation

    On February 17th, 2021, Biomass Energy Network (BEN) and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) partnered to present a panel discussion titled – “Clean Fuel Standard: Fueling Conversation”. The discussion was purposed to position stakeholders to provide feedback to Environment and Climate Change Canada before the March 4th deadline.

    View the Recording Here

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  • West Coast Bioenergy Guild

    The West Coast Bioenergy Guild makes it fun and easy to learn more about innovation in the bioenergy sector

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  • Hydrogen in the Pulp and Paper Sector: An Opportunity to Diversify our Energy System.

    With the pending release of the Canadian National Hydrogen Strategy, BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) is pleased to announce the completion of a business case analyzing potential hydrogen production by British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) pulp and paper sector.

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  • Championing bioenergy development for the benefit of all British Columbians

    BCBN is building British Columbia’s new bioeconomy by leveraging value from our biomass resources.

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  • Global leadership to connect resources, people, and partners

    BCBN is dedicated to realizing the full promise of bioenergy through continued investment and collaboration.

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  • British Columbia Hydrogen Study

    BCBN recently commissioned a British Columbia Hydrogen Study by Zen Clean Energy Solutions.

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  • BC Bioenergy Network projects are creating new job opportunities and economic activity.

    $16.6m in BCBN funding has generated $123.5m in outside investments, $106 million in GDP, and $19.75 million in new tax revenues.

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  • The Future is Now: Bioenergy solves environmental problems while building jobs and a skilled and innovative workforce.

    Bioenergy is a broad-based solution for reducing waste, creating jobs, and meeting our climate change goals.

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What's New

February 9th, 2021

A new resource launched by the Canadian Biogas Association (CBA) aims to help farmers interested in learning more about agricultural biogas.

Read more here. 

February 9th, 2021

Drax Group has signed an agreement with Pinnacle Renewable Energy (Pinnacle), providing for the acquisition by Drax Canadian Holdings – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drax – of the entire issued share capital of Pinnacle.

Read more here.

February 9th, 2021

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) has allocated $3 million (€1.94 million) in new grants to support jobs in the forestry sector and boost the use of wood fibre that would otherwise be burned as slash.

Read more here.

February 1st, 2021

Biomass Energy Network (BEN) and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) have partnered to present another panel discussion titled – “Clean Fuel Standard: Fueling Conversation”.

The discussion will take place from 9:00am – 12:00pm PST / 10:00am – 1:00pm MST on Wednesday, February 17th.

We are pleased to announce the two managers of the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Clean Fuel Standard (CFS), Lorri Thompson and Lauren Clarke will be participating in this event.

Register Here. 

January 25th, 2021

Last week, the Government of British Columbia announced a $25 million contribution to a significant expansion project at the Port of Prince Rupert.

Read more here.

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