• 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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  • 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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  • 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 open until September 30th, 2021, and the awards will be presented at the online Bioenergy Day event on October 20, 2021 (Bioenergy Day).

    Nominations are open NOW until September 30th!

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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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  • 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

June 30th, 2021

Proponent Questions regarding the RFP for BC Renewable and Low Carbon Gas Supply Potential Study have been answered.

View questions and answers here.

June 16th, 2021

BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN), The Province, and FortisBC endeavour to determine the total supply potential of renewable and low carbon gases in British Columbia, and the cost of producing them. This analysis will inform the Provincial government’s CleanBC Roadmap to achieve the 2030 target and future actions by natural gas utilities.

The RFP can be downloaded here.

Read more here.


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.

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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.

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