• 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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  • BC Bioenergy Day

    On October 20th, BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) hosted BC Bioenergy Day, a celebration of accomplishments and the presentation of the inaugural BC Bioenergy Sector Awards.
    In addition to hearing from the winners of the inaugural BC Bioenergy Sector awards, the online event featured comments from Special Guests including: Doug Hooper, Director, Policy and Regulations, at Advanced Biofuels Canada; and David Schick, Vice President of Canadian Fuels Association, Western Division; plus a surprise musical performance from Special Guest Pat Guidera, Director, Forest Technologies at Alberta Innovates Bio.

    View recording here

  • 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 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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  • Inaugural BC Bioenergy Sector Awards

    2021 is the inaugural year of the BC Bioenergy Sector Awards, hosted by BC Bioenergy Network. These awards recognize leaders who have made meaningful contributions to advance bioenergy research, policy, innovation, or sector building in British Columbia. Nominations are now closed, and the awards will be presented at the online Bioenergy Day event on October 20, 2021 (BC Bioenergy Day).

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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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  • 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

December 6th, 2021

The Energy Innovation Program: Clean Fuels and Industrial Fuel Switching Expression of Interest is now open! As part of the Program’s ongoing funding, this call for proposals will provide $50 million in funding over the next five years.

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December 6th, 2021

Our November Special Guest was Stefan Muller, President of Vyterra Renewables; and Senior Vice President, Project Engineering at Ensyn Corporation. Stefan’s presentation was titled “Accelerating Decarbonization” on Tuesday, November 23rd.

December 6th, 2021

The ECLIF3 study (‘Emission and Climate Impact of Alternative Fuels’), involving Airbus, Rolls-Royce, German research centre DLR and SAF producer Neste, marks the first time 100% SAF has been measured simultaneously on both engines of a commercial passenger aircraft.

December 6th, 2021

Aemetis, Inc. a renewable fuels company focused on negative carbon intensity products, announced today that memorandum of understanding’s have been signed with 8 airline members of the oneworld Alliance for 350 million gallons of blended fuel containing sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) to be delivered to San Francisco International Airport.

December 6th, 2021

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has released its Bioenergy Roadmap which lays out a vision for a sustainable bioenergy industry that can help lower emissions, increase fuel security, enhance waste recovery, and deliver economic benefits.
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