• BC Bioenergy Sector Awards 2022

    BC Bioenergy Network is seeking nominations for leaders who have made meaningful contributions to advance the bioenergy sector in B.C. Award categories include: Researcher (Academia), Champion (Government/Non-Profit), and Changemaker (Industry/Entrepreneur).

    The awards ceremony will take place on Bioenergy Day on October 20th, 2022, hosted by BC Bioenergy Network. Register Here

    Nomination Form Here
    Learn more about the BC Bioenergy Sector Awards Here

  • New videos on the RETScreen Software’s Transportation Analysis model available

    The RETScreen® Clean Energy Management Software platform enables low carbon planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting. The Software can be used to evaluate various types of transportation projects. It can investigate the viability of energy efficiency improvements in a wide range of on-road vehicle, off-road vehicle, aircraft, marine, train or other. Find more information about this free-of-charge software Here.

    The topics of new videos:

    Overview of Transportation Analysis

    Vehicle Fleet Feasibility Analysis

    Aircraft & Marine Feasibility Analysis

    Fleet Management & GHG Reporting


    Access the Videos Here

  • 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.

    Learn more about bioenergy here

  • New study by BCBN, FortisBC and the Government of British Columbia shows that B.C.’s renewable and low carbon gas supply could be double current gas use by 2050

    BC Bioenergy Network    partnered with FortisBC    and the Government of British Columbia    to explore the potential production of renewable and low carbon gases in B.C. and beyond. By 2050, the province’s gas system could be completely supplied by made-in-B.C. renewable and low carbon sources.

    Read the Study

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Learn More

What's New

September 2nd, 2022

$29-Million Fund for Remote Communities to Switch from Diesel to Renewables

The New Relationship Trust, Coast Funds, and the Province of British Columbia are launching the Community Energy for Diesel Reduction program, a three-year $29-million investment in communities transitioning from diesel-generated electricity to renewable energy sources.

Read More Here

September 2nd, 2022

Arbios Facility Named Chuntoh Ghuna – “The Forest Lives”

The Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Arbios Biotech have been working in close partnership to develop the renewable biofuels facility in Prince George, including the site preparation. They have recently announced the naming of the Arbios commercial-scale facility, which is now known as Arbios Biotech Chuntoh Ghuna and means “The Forest Lives.”

Read More Here

September 2nd, 2022

Nominations open for 2022 Foresight 50

Foresight 50 is an annual showcase of the 50 most investable Canadian cleantech companies who are moving the needle towards a net zero economy.

The nomination deadline is September 30th, 2022.

Access the Nomination Form Here

September 2nd, 2022

A Look at Canada’s Low-Carbon Fuel Policies and Production

Maria Church provides a details on the recently published Clean Fuel Regulations and low carbon fuel policies in several provinces.

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September 2nd, 2022

Arctic Bioenergy: Study Finds Wood-Based Heat and Power Can Benefit the North

For Canada’s northern and remote communities, which have long relied on imported fossil fuels for heat and power, bioenergy represents an opportunity not only for clean, renewable energy, but also for more community leadership.

Read More Here

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