• 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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  • Opportunities for Advanced Liquid Biofuels in Canada

    Biomass Energy Network (BEN) and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) have partnered to present a two-panel discussion titled: “Opportunities for Advanced Liquid Biofuels in Western Canada”

    The event will take place from 9am to 11:30am PST/10am to 12:30pm MST on Wednesday, November 25th.

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  • Championing bioenergy development for the benefit of all British Columbians

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

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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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  • British Columbia Hydrogen Study

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

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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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  • 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

August 6th, 2020

As B.C. invests $1.5 billion in economic recovery and stimulus, the government has an unprecedented opportunity to move forward on its promise of a low-carbon economy that creates jobs while protecting the air, land, and water.

Indeed, the government has committed to putting its CleanBC climate plan at the core of B.C.’s economic recovery efforts.

The Pembina Institute has released Rebuilding a Resilient B.C., an action plan for investing in jobs and better health and well-being for British Columbians.

The action plan outlines four principles for a resilient recovery in B.C. and offers recommendations in support of low-carbon homes and buildings, clean transportation, and clean energy.

View action plan here.

August 6th, 2020

Neste announced on July 23 that its renewable products business set a new quarterly sales volume record during the second quarter of 2020. Nameplate production capacity for renewable diesel also increased during the quarter.

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March 17th, 2020

BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) has been following the recent developments regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  As an organization that hosts events or participates in public meetings and other gatherings involving employees, contractors, and guests, BCBN is mindful of our responsibilities to not contribute to the potential spread of COVID-19.

As per the recommendations of the BC Government, BCBN is practicing social distancing and will work remotely for at least two weeks. We will replace or reschedule all face-to-face meetings with tele/videoconference meetings. The April meeting for the West Coast Bioenergy Guild will take place by way of videoconference in the morning instead of in the evening. We invite all those interested to tune-in if their schedule permits.

We thank you for your understanding.

Kind Regards,

Scott Stanners

February 21st, 2020

BCBN Recently Commissioned a B.C. Hydrogen Study, completed by Zen Clean Energy Solutions.

Read the full report here.

November 15th, 2018

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) – 2019 Internship Program Call for Proposals

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