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December 19th, – 2020 – Federal Government publishes the proposed Clean Fuel Regulations in the Canada Gazette
Interested persons may, within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice, file with the Minister of the Environment comments with respect to the proposed Regulations.
December 16th, 2020 – Canada Releases a National Hydrogen Strategy
Over the last three years, Natural Resources Canada has been engaging with stakeholder groups, provincial and territorial governments, and Indigenous partners to develop a strategy that will set us on the path to meet our climate change goals of becoming net-zero by 2050. This will position Canada as a world-leading producer, user and exporter of clean hydrogen, and associated technologies.
December 14th, 2020 – Environment and Climate Change Canada Releases an Updated Climate and Clean Growth Plan
In Canada, the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has focused its new Clean Fuel Standard on  liquid fossil fuels. released its updated climate and clean growth plan, A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy.

2022

September 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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.

Read More Here

September 2, 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

September 2, 2022

A.P. Moller – Maersk Engages in Green Bio-Methanol Partnership with Debo

The parties signed a Letter of Intent covering Debo’s plans to develop a bio-methanol project for Maersk in China with a capacity of 200,000 tonnes per year to start commercial operation by fall 2024.

Read More Here

September 2, 2022

Boston-Based World Energy Looks To Convert Houston Refinery Into Sustainable Aviation Fuel Plant

By 2025, World Energy hopes that the converted plant will produce 250 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) annually. In conjunction with its existing SAF plant in Los Angeles, the company aims to produce one billion gallons annually by 2030.

Read More Here

September 2, 2022

Frontline BioEnergy and Red Rock Biofuels Run Tests

The companies have announced that they have successfully tested their innovative technology that gasifies Red Rock’s residual woody biomass feedstock into a high-quality syngas for the production of SAF and renewable diesel.

Read More Here

September 2, 2022

Call for Project Proposals Establishing Biomass Supply Chains

NRCan launched a call for project proposals targeting projects that support the establishment of biomass supply chains. The call for proposals closes on November 23rd, 2022. Stakeholder information sessions will be held in early September 2022.

See the Application Guide Here

See the Application Form Here

Contact NRCan for more information:

cleanfuelsfund-fondsdecarburantspropres@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

September 2, 2022

Canada-EU CETA Cleantech Summit Virtual Business Workshop

September 15th-16th, online

2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This virtual business workshop will bring together clean technology innovators, international business development experts, investors, industry associations, and government representatives. It will highlight how clean technology trade, investment, and business cooperation under CETA will advance our respective economies, support the energy transition, and help achieve our climate and sustainability goals.

More about the Workshop Here

September 2, 2022

Sustainable Composites: Making Electric Vehicles Lighter and Safer

September 29th, Guelph, ON

During this one-day workshop, leading experts from academia, industry, government and NGOs will explore topics ranging from advanced material technologies for lightweighting, to innovative solutions for boosting EV safety, life cycle assessment, and circular strategies for EV sustainability.

More about the Workshop Here 

September 2, 2022

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership “ABLCNext 2022 Conference”

October 26th – 28th, San Francisco, CA

At ABLC NEXT, you’ll meet application and platform developers, investors, policymakers, end-use customers and channel & development partners for the newest technologies of the advanced bioeconomy: health, nutrition, AgTech, genetics, big data, robotics, fuels, chemicals and materials. This is the place where digital and physical technologies converge.

More about the Conference Here

September 2, 2022

Scaling Up 2022

November 7th – 9th, Ottawa, ON

The conference Scaling Up 2022 – Further and faster: A sustainable economy beyond oil, gas and coal is Canada’s 7th annual industrial bioeconomy business conference, which brings together Canadian and international public and private stakeholders to discuss solutions to accelerate the global bioeconomy.

More about the Conference Here

August 6, 2022

BCBN is Requesting Your Nomination for the BC Bioenergy Sector Awards
We are seeking nominations for leaders who have made meaningful contributions to advance the bioenergy sector in B.C. Please complete this short form to nominate an individual who has made a positive impact in these categories: 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. Registration details will be provided soon.

 

More about the BC Bioenergy Sector Awards Here.

August 6, 2022

Tidewater Renewables Ltd. Enters into a Multi-Year Sale Agreement of its B.C. Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Credits with an Investment Grade Counterparty
Tidewater Renewables announces a multi-year agreement with an investment-grade company to sell B.C. LCFS credits that it will receive through the construction of the Renewable Diesel & Renewable Hydrogen Complex at Prince George, B.C. at values higher than previously budgeted.

 

Read More Here

August 6, 2022

B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) Awards Climate Solutions Funding through Inaugural Open Call for Innovation
CICE announced funding awards from their inaugural Open Call for Innovation, which provides grants to catalyze B.C.-based innovators. Award winners in the bioenergy sector include Hydron Energy, Parkland Refining BC Ltd.

 

Read More Here

August 6, 2022

IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Publishes July Newsletter
IEA Bioenergy Task 39 (Biofuels to Decarbonize Transport) published a newsletter containing information on biofuels-related developments in Belgium, Task 39’s accomplishments in the last triennium (2019-2021) and plans for the current triennium (2022-2024), recently published commissioned reports, journal papers and events.

 

Read the Newsletter Here

 

Learn More or Subscribe Here

August 6, 2022

Environment and Climate Change Canada Released Official Clean Fuel Regulations in Canada Gazette, Part II.
The Clean Fuel Regulations will require gasoline and diesel primary suppliers (i.e. producers and importers) to reduce the carbon intensity (CI) of the gasoline and diesel they produce in, and import into, Canada from 2016 CI levels by 3.5 grams of carbon dioxide equivalent per megajoule (gCO2e/MJ) in 2023, increasing to 14 gCO2e/MJ in 2030. Parties that are not primary suppliers would be able to participate in the credit market as voluntary credit creators by completing certain actions (e.g. low-carbon fuel producers and importers).

 

Read the Clean Fuel Regulations Here

 

Question and Answer Training Sessions Schedule

August 6, 2022

Environment and Climate Change Canada Published an Updated Version of the Fuel LCA Model Database
The update includes corrections made to the feedstock processes to fix errors identified since the publication on June 22, 2022. The updated database is available in the Data Catalogue Here under name: GoC_Fuel_LCA_Model_Database_2022_July.zip

August 6, 2022

Neste Delivers Aviation Industry’s First Ever CORSIA Certified Sustainable Aviation Fuel to American Airlines
Neste, the world’s leading SAF producer, delivered a batch of its Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ to American Airlines at San Francisco International Airport. This was part of a pilot to certify SAF as a CORSIA eligible fuel that can be used by an airline to meet its emissions obligation under CORSIA.

 

Read More Here 

August 6, 2022

Boeing and Alder Fuels Partner to Scale Sustainable Aviation Fuel Globally
Using Boeing airplanes, the companies will test and qualify Alder-derived SAF, advance policies to expedite the transition to renewable energy in aviation, and grow the amount of SAF for the global aerospace market.

 

Read More Here 

August 6, 2022

Clean Fuel Regulations Sessions
July – October, 2022

 

Since the publication of the Clean Fuel Regulations, Question and Answer Training Sessions have been scheduled. It is strongly recommended to review the Regulations and presentations prior to attending the Q&A sessions.

 

See the Schedule and Presentations Here

August 6, 2022

Hybrid Event: nova-Session “Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Science and Policy”

September 15th / October 14th, 2022, Bonn

 

This session will discuss the important tool of Life Cycle Assessment – its scientific and methodological principles as well as practical implementation in political decision-making.

 

More about the Event Here

August 6, 2022

Scaling Up 2022

November 7th – 9th, Ottawa

 

The conference Scaling Up 2022 – Further and faster: A sustainable economy beyond oil, gas and coal is Canada’s 7th annual industrial bioeconomy business conference, which brings together Canadian and international public and private stakeholders to discuss solutions to accelerate the global bioeconomy.

 

More about Conference Here

July 8, 2022

BC-SMART Releases June 2022 Newsletter

BC Bioenergy Network is a proud sponsor of BC-SMART. The June issue of the BC-SMART Newsletter focuses on topic of decarbonising the aviation sector and discusses the recent “Progress in SAF/Biojet production and use” workshop organized in partnership with the Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (C-SAF). The deliberations and outcomes of the workshop are summarised in this issue of the BC-SMART newsletter.

 

July 8, 2022

Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy for B.C. Released
The strategy outlines a broad range of actions for 2022-2025 to address climate impacts and build resilience across B.C. Actions prioritized for the strategy are supported by more than $500 million of investments and took into account feedback from the public and the extreme weather events of 2021. Actions in the strategy are grouped into four key pathways and build on the work already underway across governments, First Nations, businesses, academia and non-profits.

July 8, 2022

Prince George Landfill Teams Up with FortisBC for RNG Production
FortisBC expects to produce approximately 90,000 gigajoules of RNG a year from this project over its 20-year contract, starting 2024. This is enough energy to meet the annual natural gas needs of approximately 1,000 homes in BC.

July 8, 2022

Opinion: Supporting a Circular Economy in the Forests
Alan Knight, Group Director of Sustainability at Drax, provides an opinion piece on underutilized waste wood and how it can support a circular economy in the forest sector.

July 8, 2022

FESBC Gets $25M Boost to Reduce BC Wildfire Risk, Enhance Forest Health
The investment from B.C. government will support community projects that reduce wildfire risk and enhance wildlife habitat, greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, forest recreation and ecological resiliency. Applications for this funding will open on Monday, June 20, 2022.

July 8, 2022

Canada Launches Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System to Support a Clean, Green Economy
Taking action to reduce carbon pollution is critical as Canada builds a strong and resilient economy and a cleaner future. On June 8th, 2022 the Government of Canada launched Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System, a key measure outlined in Canada’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan.

July 8, 2022

Publication of the Government of Canada’s Fuel Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Model
Environment and Climate Change Canada announces the formal publication of the Fuel LCA Model in its Data Catalogue.

July 8, 2022

The Clean Fuel Regulations Have Been Approved and Will Be Published July 6
Low Carbon Fuels Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announces that The Clean Fuel Regulations have been approved by the Governor General and were registered on June 20. The final Clean Fuel Regulations and the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement will be published in Canada Gazette, Part II on July 6. Registration for primary suppliers, credit creators, foreign suppliers and carbon intensity contributors will be available starting on this date.
ECCC will be offering a suite of training on the regulations, the Fuel LCA Model, the CATS system (the online platform for registration, reporting and credit trading). Contact ECCC at cfsncp@ec.gc.ca to be added to their e-mail list.

July 8, 2022

Canadian Biomass 2022 Pellet Mill Map
The map includes updated pellet production capacity information and locations in Canada.

July 8, 2022

Examining the Role of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in a Net-zero Aviation Industry
SAF has the potential to cut lifecycle emissions from aviation by up to 80%, making it the largest contributing factor to decarbonising air travel. With current projections estimating an increase in air travel from two to five billion passengers by 2050, CO2 emissions could reach 21.2 gigatons a year.

July 8, 2022

Chevron Completes Acquisition of Renewable Energy Group Inc.
On June 13, Chevron Corp. completed its previously announced acquisition of biofuel producer Renewable Energy Group Inc. The rebranded business segment, Chevron Renewable Energy Group, will remain headquartered in Ames, Iowa.

July 8, 2022

First flight in history with 100% sustainable aviation fuel on a regional commercial aircraft
Braathens Regional Airlines, the French-Italian turbo propeller (turboprop) aircraft manufacturer Avions de Transport Regional, and Finland-headed sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplier Neste Oyj made aviation history with the world’s first-ever 100 percent SAF-powered test flight on a commercial regional aircraft.

July 8, 2022

Qantas and Airbus joint investment to kickstart Australian biofuels industry
The Qantas Group and Airbus will invest up to US$200 million to accelerate the establishment of a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry in Australia in a landmark agreement. Due to the lack of a local commercial-scale SAF industry, Australia is currently exporting millions of tonnes of feedstock every year, such as canola and animal tallow to be made into SAF in other countries.

July 8, 2022

Ban on Russian Wood Pellet Exports to Europe to Cause Difficulties with Waste Disposal at Russian Sawmills
From July 10, Russian wood pellet exports to Europe, the main market for Russian companies, will be completely stopped. According to Lesprom Analytics, in 2021 the European Union accounted for 80% of Russian wood pellet exports, supplies amounted to 1.95 million tons and value amounted to $320 million.

July 8, 2022

Purdue Northwest Process to Turn Food Waste into Sustainable Hydrogen Is Licensed to Energy Company
The Purdue Research Foundation recently completed a licensing agreement with an international energy company for the commercialization of a new process for the biological production of hydrogen from food waste. A second licensing agreement with a company in Indiana is under negotiation.

July 8, 2022

Clean Fuels Awareness Projects
NRCan is looking for innovative projects that aim to address awareness and knowledge gaps among Canadians on clean fuels and clean fuels technologies across all industries, commercial applications, and the public. Call for proposals closes September 13, 2022.

July 8, 2022

July West Coast Bioenergy Guild with Special Guest – Jared Girman
When: July 12th, 2022, 11 AM – 12 PM PST
BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) invites you to attend the July West Coast Bioenergy Guild with Special Guest Jared Girman, Director of Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives, West Coast Reduction Ltd. Our Special Guest will be presenting about West Coast Reduction and Bioenergy Feedstock Supply.

July 8, 2022

2022 WPAC AGM & CONFERENCE: Wood Pellets and The Bioeconomy
When: September 20th – 21st, 2022, Vancouver
Each year, the event attracts hundreds of wood pellet, biomass and bioenergy professionals from across the country, as well the U.S., Europe and Asia, to discuss the issues that are having an impact on the industry here in Canada.
This year’s theme is The Power of Pellets: Unlocking a World of Possibilities.

July 8, 2022

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada
When: September 27th – 28st, 2022, Toronto
The event brings together all sectors of the waste, recycling and public works industries: from transportation, heavy equipment, composting and MRFs to construction, road safety, sustainability solutions and more. This event attracts more than 2,000 attendees and nearly 200 exhibiting companies worldwide.

July 8, 2022

Value of Biogas West 2022
When: November 1st – 2nd, Vancouver
Canada’s premier biogas & RNG event attracts top industry stakeholders and offers excellent opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to make new connections and strengthen brand exposure and reach.
Call for Abstracts Now Open! Interested presenters for Value of Biogas 2022 West are invited to submit presentation abstracts by Friday, September 16th, 2022 via this link.

June 1, 2022

BC-SMART Releases May 2022 Newsletter:

BC Bioenergy Network is a proud sponsor or BC-SMART. The May issue of the BC-SMART Newsletter discusses recent progress in the decarbonization of the rail sector. BC-SMART’s May webinar on this topic can be accessed below.

June 1, 2022

Parkland Announces Plans to Expand Co-processing Activities and Build British Columbia’s Largest Renewable Diesel Complex:

Parkland announced plans to increase renewable fuel production at its Burnaby Refinery. Plans include building on the track record of innovation and leadership, by expanding the company’s existing co-processing volumes to approximately 5,500 barrels per day, and building a stand-alone renewable diesel complex, within the Burnaby Refinery capable of producing approximately 6,500 barrels per day of renewable diesel.

June 1, 2022

Building a B.C. Hydrogen Economy:

B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) is now working with the BC Hydrogen Office and Deloitte to create a B.C. Hydrogen Investment Blueprint. The Blueprint will drive investment in the low carbon hydrogen sector and lay a foundation for the establishment of a hydrogen hub in Metro Vancouver.

June 1, 2022

FortisBC Expects to Triple RNG Supply in 2022:

FortisBC’s annual review of its climate action performance has shown that FortisBC Energy Inc. and FortisBC Inc. helped its customers avoid approximately 578,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in 2021 – the equivalent annual emissions of about 177,000 gasoline-powered automobiles.

June 1, 2022

The Case, Controversy and Considerations from a Sustainability Expert:

Italy-based forester and sustainability expert Shauna Matkovich shares observations from her recent trip to B.C. to explore the opportunities and challenges for bioenergy in the province.

June 1, 2022

Metro Vancouver: 2021 Integrated Solid Waste & Resource Management Plan Biennial Report:

Metro Vancouver is updating its solid waste management plan, building on the strengths of the current plan, and identifying opportunities for accelerated waste reduction and recycling while reducing greenhouse gases and promoting a circular economy. The 2021 Integrated Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan Biennial Report is now available and is included in the January 20, 2022, Zero Waste Committee Agenda. This progress report on the implementation of the Plan contains statistics on the region’s waste diversion and disposal performance, among other measures of progress.

June 1, 2022

Revised Carbon Intensities for Crops and Vegetable Oil from Oilseeds in the Government of Canada Clean Fuel Regulation Life Cycle Assessment Model:

New changes will be made to the methodological approach for crop and vegetable oil from oilseeds carbon intensities in the formal publication of the Government of Canada’s Fuel Life Cycle Assessment Model, planned for spring 2022.
The document, published in the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)’s Data Catalogue, explains the changes and presents the preliminary revised carbon intensity values for crops. These changes will be implemented in the Model in the formal publication.

June 1, 2022

The Dawn of Greater Energy Independence:

IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme press release discusses why Europe also needs to count on sustainable bioenergy. The war in Ukraine has shown how dependent Europe is on fossil fuel imports and the need to achieve energy independence. The importance of wind and solar energy is usually emphasized, while little space is given to the contribution of bioenergy for a fossil-free future.

June 1, 2022

Go Ahead for Rodeo Renewed:

In the United States, oil major Phillips 66 Company has made a final investment decision to convert its San Francisco refinery to a renewable fuels facility. Expected to begin commercial operation in the first quarter of 2024, it will be one of the world’s largest facilities of its kind.

June 1, 2022

Drax to Pilot Solid Sorbent Tech:

UK-headed Drax Group, the world’s leading producer and user of sustainable biomass has revealed that it is to trial another pioneering new bioenergy with carbon capture and storage process at its North Yorkshire power station.

June 1, 2022

NRCan Announced Additional $300 Million is Available until 2027 for Clean Energy Projects: This new funding will continue supporting the transition of Indigenous, rural and remote communities using fossil fuels for heat or power into renewable energy. Indigenous-owned or led projects will continue to be prioritized, and this funding will support projects pursuing a variety of technology types in all stages of development. There is no deadline to apply. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

May 3, 2022

The Fort Nelson FN have partnered with Hydrogen Naturally Inc. (H2N) to explore a plan to develop a $1.2 billion “bright green” hydrogen production plant in Fort Nelson that would use wood waste as a feedstock, with carbon capture and storage or use.

May 3, 2022

The Province is establishing an office to rapidly expand hydrogen deployment and to streamline projects from proposal to construction.

May 3, 2022

From communities across Vancouver Island to the Indigenous lands of the Kitsumkalum, the “power of pellets” is masterfully demonstrated, through the eyes and ears of the people on the ground, in a series of five new videos produced by the Wood Products Association of Canada (WPAC) with support from Forestry Innovation Investment.

May 3, 2022

The $1.74 million facility will be comprised of a biomass boiler heating system and boiler house from Fink Machine, which will use wood waste to heat several buildings in the industrial park.

May 3, 2022

The Federal Government announced the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan: Canada’s Next Steps for Clean Air and a Strong Economy at GLOBE Forum 2022.

May 3, 2022

At GLOBE Forum 2022, Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the investment in seven organizations advancing emerging clean technologies including two BC organizations, Canfor Pulp and UBC.

May 3, 2022

Tidewater Renewables, headquartered in Calgary, Canada entered into a strategic RNG and feedstock partnership with Rimrock RNG and Rimrock Cattle Company.

May 3, 2022

More than 40% of Ontario’s waste sector expenditures are related to transportation costs, which are expected to rise. With a fleet of 3,650 waste collection and haulage vehicles in Ontario which consumes approximately 130 million litres of diesel per year, there is a significant opportunity to reduce emissions by transitioning the industry to low-carbon renewable fuels.

May 3, 2022

Enerkem is proud to announce that, as the project leader in partnership with CRB Innovations, it has been selected by an independent panel of international aviation experts as the winner of “The Sky’s the Limit Challenge” hosted by Natural Resources Canada, from among the four finalists

May 3, 2022

Biogas & RNG is a proven climate solution, with 279 projects across Canada already preventing more than 8 Mt of greenhouse gas emissions from reaching the atmosphere every year.
But how much greater a role can biogas & RNG play in hitting Canada’s 2030 and 2050 climate targets?

May 3, 2022

Plans for the Sapperton District Energy System are heating up thanks to a new green collaboration between the City of New Westminster and Metro Vancouver Regional District.

May 3, 2022

The company will achieve this by completing the construction of its third dairy digester and testing the seven-mile biogas pipeline section to be used by the next five digesters.

May 3, 2022

US energy infrastructure company, TC Energy, and GreenGasUSA have joined forces to explore the development of a network of natural gas transportation hubs, including RNG.

May 3, 2022

At a time when state and federal agencies are investing cap and trade funds to promote the “next big thing” in renewable biofuel, Sugar Valley Energy – North America’s first sugarcane ethanol biorefinery project – stands quietly on the brink of a billion-dollar financing package.

May 3, 2022

Communities can now apply for funding on the Clean Energy in Indigenous, Rural and Remote Communities website, with applications being reviewed on an on-going basis, according to a news release from Natural Resources Canada.

March 2, 2022

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.

The study was released earlier today, read it here: https://lnkd.in/gdbp2DVJ

Learn more here: https://lnkd.in/gmqmyMKN

February 27, 2022

Licella’s commercial partner Mura, UK-based licensee of the Cat-HTR™ platform for post-consumer plastics, have announced two significant partnerships that bring their shared vision for a lower carbon future closer.

February 27, 2022

The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) and the Taiwan Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Partnership are pleased to announce the signing of a MOU to promote collaboration between Canada and Taiwan in the research and development of zero-emission hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

February 27, 2022

Ecostrat announced that Yilkins has joined as the first BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partner in the Technology Group. BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partners are best-of-kind companies that help de-risk bio-based project development in BDO Zones. One week later, Ecostrat announced that Total-Western has also joined as a BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partner.

February 27, 2022

TerraVerdae expands its polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) technology portfolio to create new biodegradable bioplastic products.

February 27, 2022

CHAR Technologies is beginning a front-end FEED study to develop a high-temperature pyrolysis system to convert rice husks into green hydrogen.

February 27, 2022

BIC is currently seeking Letters of Intent for research projects to be considered as part of their BioProducts AgSci Cluster. Apply by Friday, February 11, 2022, 5:00pm EST.

February 27, 2022

ERA’s Carbon Capture Kickstart: Design and Engineering is a $30 million funding opportunity to accelerate development of industrial-scale carbon capture and transportation technology solutions in Alberta.

February 27, 2022

The second round of applications is open for $200 million through Environment and Climate Change Canada‘s Low Carbon Economy Fund’s Champions stream, which supports a wide range of local pollution‑cutting initiatives in communities across Canada.

February 27, 2022

The Province is partnering with Indigenous communities throughout B.C. to work toward a low-carbon future by providing funding from the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.

February 27, 2022

FESBC has provided $655,000 in funding to LP to utilize nearly 17,500 cubic metres of residual fibre to generate power in Golden B.C.

February 27, 2022

Greenlane Renewables Inc. announced it has signed two new biogas upgrading system supply contracts valued in total at $7.1 million for separate renewable natural gas projects in the United States and Brazil.

February 27, 2022

Under a new proposal put forward by FortisBC Energy Inc. (FortisBC) to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), every newly constructed home connecting to the gas system would automatically receive 100 percent renewable gas for the lifespan of the building.

February 27, 2022

Under the agreement, which is subject to regulatory approval by the British Columbia Utilities Commission, FortisBC expects to purchase up to eight million gigajoules (approximately 7.6 million MMBtu) of RNG generated by Archaea annually from its portfolio of RNG production facilities for a fixed fee for a period of 20 years.

February 27, 2022

A team of engineers at the University of British Columbia has found that British Columbia’s current plan to meet its Paris emissions reduction targets for 2030, as set out in CleanBC: Roadmap to 2030, will not be successful unless drastic changes are made to the way the province produces and uses clean and renewable energy.

February 27, 2022

CICE announced their first Open Call for Proposals for clean energy technology ideas across BC in their five focus areas – Hydrogen, CCUS, Bio/Synthetic Fuels, RNG, and Energy & Battery Storage. Submit your application by February 28th, 2022.

2021

December 6, 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.

Learn more here: lnkd.in/gR-XsNDf

December 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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.

December 6, 2021

Environment and Climate Change Canada asked the CCA to examine the potential economic, environmental, and social impacts of advancing a circular economy in Canada.

December 6, 2021

COP26 ended with a new deal to try and limit global temperature rise to 1.5C: the Glasgow Climate Pact. Reaction to the deal has been mixed, ranging from anger and disappointment to cautious optimism.

December 6, 2021

FPInnovations’ partnership with Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY continues to stimulate the Canadian Pulp and Paper (P&P) industry by focusing on energy management, process debottleneck to facilitate the diversification of products, and reduction of greenhouse gases emissions (GHG).

December 6, 2021

Sixteen shovel-ready projects will share $176 million in provincial and federal funding to accelerate Alberta’s economic recovery while supporting environmental sustainability. The projects were selected by Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) through its Shovel-Ready Challenge. They represent a total investment of more than $2 billion in public and private funding.

December 6, 2021

The report is fifth in a series commissioned annually by Advanced Biofuels Canada and independently authored by Navius Research. It provides an evaluation of Canadian renewable and low carbon fuel policies and their impact on fuel consumption, greenhouse has (GHG) emissions reduction, and consumer costs.

December 6, 2021

The CleanBC Program for Industry was awarded most creative climate solution from the coalition, which is a global alliance of state and regional governments committed to ambitious climate action in line with the Paris agreement.

December 6, 2021

Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s campus in Burnaby, B.C., is now home to a new $33 million biomass plant that is using urban wood waste to provide heating and hot water to the campus and a nearby residential community, UniverCity.

December 6, 2021

In partnership with Ledcor Group and Arrow Transportation Systems Inc., FESBC and CCF aimed to recover as much burned and waste fibre as possible. $512,000 in funding was provided to recover and utilize 32,000 cubic metres of low-quality residual fibre, approximately 580 truckloads.

December 6, 2021

The Ministry and First Nations Energy and Mining Council, and The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation warmly encourage First Nations rights holders and organizations to participate in the ICEO engagement. A virtual engagement session was held on November 17th, and three virtual regional workshops are coming in early 2022. An early engagement questionnaire is available for submission.

December 6, 2021

BMO Financial Group has pre-purchased the permanent removal of 1,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Removal is planned to be delivered through Carbon Engineering’s Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology.

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February 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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.

January 25, 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.

January 20, 2021

Interested persons may, within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice, file with the Minister of the Environment comments with respect to the proposed Regulations. The deadline to submit comments is March 4th, 2021. 
View the impact statement for the CFS draft regulations in the Canada Gazette.

January 20, 2021

Over the last three years, Natural Resources Canada has been engaging with stakeholder groups, provincial and territorial governments, and Indigenous partners to develop a strategy that will set us on the path to meet our climate change goals of becoming net-zero by 2050. This will position Canada as a world-leading producer, user and exporter of clean hydrogen, and associated technologies.

January 20, 2021

In Canada, the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has focused its new Clean Fuel Standard on  liquid fossil fuels. released its updated climate and clean growth plan, A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy.

2020

August 6, 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 6, 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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2018

2017

March 27, 2017

How First Nations Got Ahead of the Curve on Clean Energy

March 27, 2017

Premium Pellet Adds Sustainable Biomass Program to Certifications

March 24, 2017

Gatwick is ‘First’ Airport in the World to Convert Waste into Energy

March 24, 2017

South Africa Unveils a Map for Bioenergy

March 23, 2017

Federal Budget Stands Pat on Cleantech Shift Despite Change of Course in U.S.

March 23, 2017

Indigenous Clean Energy Network Launches Today

March 22, 2017

BC Tech Companies Win Farm Innovation Challenge

March 22, 2017

Graphic Novel Explains Bioenergy to Kids and Adults Alike

March 21, 2017

Micro-CHP Will Change Premium Pellet Market: White Paper

March 20, 2017

As Carbon Tax Increases Costs, Calgary Transit Considers Renewable Diesel

March 16, 2017

NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

March 14, 2017

UK-based Scientists Harness Solar Power to Produce Clean Hydrogen From Biomass

March 14, 2017

Canada, U.S. Pellets Using More Residues, Byproducts

March 13, 2017

Green Heat in the Great White North

March 13, 2017

KPMG Releases BC Cleantech 2016 Status Report

March 13, 2017

B.C. and Canada Partner on Investment in Clean-Energy Technology

March 10, 2017

Carbon Dioxide is not a Primary Contributor to Global Warming EPA Chief Pruitt Says

March 10, 2017

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Safety Committee Releases 2017 Work Plan

March 9, 2017

UK Report Confirms Positive Impact of Biomass on Carbon, Forests

March 8, 2017

Capital Regional District Issues RFEOI for Advanced Integrated Waste Management Solutions, Deadline March 20, 2017

March 8, 2017

Alberta Project Aims to Turn Carbon Emissions Into Commercial Products

March 8, 2017

Yukon College’s Teslin Campus Innovating With Biomass Boiler Program

March 2, 2017

Using Innovation to Drive Commercialization in B.C.’s Forest Sector

February 27, 2017

Diacarbon CEO Expects Restart in June

February 27, 2017

Canfor Continues Focus on Bio-Fuel Development

February 27, 2017

How Brown Rot Fungi Could Lead to More Efficient Biofuels Production

February 27, 2017

EU Study Raises Climate Alarm Over Wood Pellets for Electricity

February 27, 2017

The First Biomass Torrefaction Plant in Canada Begins the Commercialization of New Products

February 24, 2017

Alberta Innovates Issues EOI for Waste-to-Energy Technologies

February 23, 2017

Atlantic Biorefinery Conference Calls for Presentations

February 22, 2017

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Updates on Spot Prices and Canadian Exports

February 22, 2017

Coal-to-Biomass Conversion Could Help Alberta to Meet Green Goals, Researchers Suggest

February 21, 2017

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Updates

February 21, 2017

Québec Providing $12.7 Million for Climate Change Research

February 21, 2017

Newfoundland Signs Off on Botwood Biofuel Plant

February 14, 2017

New Tech Behind Biofuel Capacity Expansion

February 14, 2017

Federal Budget Money Earmarked to Help Indigenous Communities Get Off Diesel

February 14, 2017

Alberta Awards $60 Million to 31 Bioenergy Companies

February 9, 2017

Forest Biomass Hotspots Could Accelerate Supply Chain Growth

February 7, 2017

Ontario Seeks Comments on Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard for Gasoline

February 7, 2017

Denmark’s DONG Energy to Phase out Coal

February 6, 2017

Sweden Plans to go Carbon-Neutral by 2045

February 6, 2017

U.S. Utility to Test New Biomass Fuel to Help Tackle Carbon Emissions

February 2, 2017

British Columbia Adds $2.1 Million to Support First Nations Clean Energy

February 2, 2017

2017 Outlook: a Global Future for Bioenergy

February 2, 2017

Europe Turns Away From Coal, New Report Finds

February 1, 2017

Wood Pellet Association of Canada: Educating Government on Biomass Benefits

February 1, 2017

Cathay Pacific to Use Biofuels on Select Long-Haul Flights

January 31, 2017

World Biogas Association to Partner with U.K. AD & Biogas Show

January 31, 2017

U.K. is Struggling to Meet Renewable Energy Commitments, Media Report States

January 30, 2017

Researchers Link Methane to Climate Change

January 26, 2017

2017 Outlook: Spotlight on Torrefied Biomass

January 26, 2017

Study Finds Nova Scotia Ideal for Biofuel Sector

January 25, 2017

European Biomass Industry Comes Together to Sign New 2030 Bioenergy Pledge

January 24, 2017

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Outlines 2017 Prospects for Pellet Producers

January 24, 2017

2017 Outlook: Out of the Woods?

January 24, 2017

Prince Charles Urges World Leaders to Scale Up Fight Against Climate Change

January 23, 2017

European Biogas Association Reports 17,376 Biogas Plants in EU

January 23, 2017

BC Jobs Plan 5-year Update Targets Seek to Increase Wood Fibre Utilization in B.C.’s Interior

January 23, 2017

U.K. Outlines ‘Affordable Energy and Clean Growth’ in New Industrial Strategy

January 23, 2017

U.K. Company Makes Breakthrough With Sustainable Diesel Fuel Production

January 20, 2017

“An America First Energy Plan” Will Eliminate the Climate Action Plan

January 20, 2017

Pinnacle Boosts Port of Prince Rupert Growth

January 18, 2017

General Motors Expands its B20 Biodiesel Lineup With New Cars

January 16, 2017

Vancouver Hires Well-Known Environmentalist to Guide Green Policy

January 16, 2017

Project Aims For Sustainable Forest Biomass in Europe

January 13, 2017

U.S. Energy Information Administration Releases 2018 Bioenergy Forecasts

January 12, 2017

U.S. Publishes First Waste-to-Biofuels Assessment

January 11, 2017

U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office Publishes Biofuels Report

January 11, 2017

First African Grid-connected Biogas-powered Electricity Plant Comes Online in Kenya

January 10, 2017

100 Percent Waste-based, Renewable Diesel Hits Market in Finland

January 9, 2017

Haida Gwaii Community Installs Biomass Boiler

January 6, 2017

Canfor Evolves Forestry Through Tech and Innovation

January 5, 2017

Global Pellet Market Outlook in 2017

January 3, 2017

White Paper Proposes Co-firing to Save Coal Jobs

January 3, 2017

Economics of Forest Biomass Raise Hurdles for Rural Development

January 3, 2017

Alberta and Ontario Launch Carbon Schemes

2016

December 22, 2016

Wood Pellet Trade Has Doubled Over Five Years, Driven by Biomass-Fueled Power Generation

December 21, 2016

Scientists Find How a Bacterium Reduces CO2 in Biofuel Production

December 20, 2016

U.K. Pellet Imports Fall After Record High

December 20, 2016

Researcher Aims to Improve Pine Biomass Yield

December 20, 2016

What Now for Merritt’s Biomass Power Plant?

December 19, 2016

Asia and Europe Fuel B.C’s Booming Pellet Industry, Producers Eye Alberta Market

December 19, 2016

Williams Lake Biomass Facility Faces Appeals

December 16, 2016

Canadian Forest Industry Advancing Clean Tech: Derek Nighbor

December 14, 2016

Canadian Biogas Association Hosting “Value of Biogas” Conference in B.C.

December 14, 2016

Wood Pellet Production Soars Due to Bioenergy Targets

December 14, 2016

Denmark’s Largest Power Station Selects Wood Pellets Over Coal to Produce Energy

December 13, 2016

Survey Reveals Public Support for Bioenergy in the U.K.

December 13, 2016

New Crystallography Finding Benefits Bioenergy Industry

December 13, 2016

China to Boost Biomass-based Energy Production Through 2020

December 13, 2016

Pinnacle Signs Shipping Contract With Norden

December 12, 2016

Bill Gates, Breakthrough Energy Ventures to Invest $1 Billion in Clean Energy Technologies

December 12, 2016

Provinces Sign on to National Climate Deal

December 9, 2016

Global Biomass Pellets 2016 Market Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2021

December 9, 2016

WPAC: Eliminating Coal Power in Canada

December 9, 2016

Bioenergy Plays a Key Role in Dutch Energy Policy

December 9, 2016

World Bioenergy Association Criticizes European Commission’s Revised Renewable Energy Directive

December 9, 2016

U.S. Consumers Willing to Pay More for 2nd Generation Biofuels Than Conventional Fuels, Study Finds

December 7, 2016

Read the 2016 – 2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

December 7, 2016

Inadequate Financing Threatens Canadian Cleantech’s Global Competitiveness: Study

December 7, 2016

London Doubles Investment in Improving Air Quality, Reducing Diesel Use

December 7, 2016

Five West African Countries Ban Europe’s Dirty Fuels Imports

December 7, 2016

Wood Pellet Market Set for Rapid Growth by 2025

December 6, 2016

Danish City Makes ‘World First’ by Powering its Water Needs With Sewage Energy

December 6, 2016

Girl’s Youth Organization Helps Transform Human Waste to Biogas in Cameroon

December 2, 2016

Ban on Diesel Planned in 4 of World’s Biggest Cities

December 2, 2016

Europe Clarifies Bioenergy Sustainability Criteria

November 30, 2016

Vancouver Depending on Emerging Biofuel Technologies in Green Policy Approved by Council

November 29, 2016

Reducing GHG Emissions and De-risking Investment

November 29, 2016

Canada Announces Plans for National Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

November 29, 2016

Canada and Japan Growing Industrial Pellet Markets

November 25, 2016

Finland to Phase Out Coal by 2030, Supports Forestry- and Waste-based Energy

November 21, 2016

Mission Innovation Launches Sustainable Biofuels Challenge

November 16, 2016

White House Decarbonization Report Addresses Biofuels, Biomass

November 15, 2016

World Biogas Association Launches at COP 22

November 14, 2016

Cross-Country Airline Flight Powered by Logging Slash

November 14, 2016

Carbon Emissions Stable for Third Year in a Row, Study Finds

November 14, 2016

Japan’s Rising Pellet Sun

November 10, 2016

U.S. Energy Information Administration: Biomass Power Production, Wood Heating to Increase in 2017

November 10, 2016

FutureMetrics: Wood Pellets Offer Low-Cost CO2 Reduction

November 10, 2016

E.U. Has Shortage of ‘Sustainable Biomass’ to Meet Bioenergy Targets, Study Says

November 9, 2016

Vancouver Plans to Build Sewage Biofuel Plant

November 8, 2016

Canada and British Columbia Invest in New Energy Systems Engineering Building at Simon Fraser University

November 7, 2016

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Researchers Convert Sewage Into Biofuel

November 4, 2016

Paris Agreement Not Enough to Stop Climate Change, UN Says

November 4, 2016

Paris Climate Change Deal Becomes International Law

November 3, 2016

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Researchers Discover How a Bacterium Utilizes CO2, Cellulose

November 3, 2016

Northern Forest Center Studies GHG Impacts of Wood Pellet Heating

November 3, 2016

U.K. Wood Pellet Imports Expected to Reach New Record in 2016

November 2, 2016

Alberta Launches Single Alberta Innovates

November 1, 2016

Forest Industry Wants Into Climate Conversation

October 31, 2016

Canadian Pulp Mills Begin Biorefining

October 27, 2016

NEB Report Illustrates Canadian Renewable Power Landscape

October 26, 2016

Alberta Earmarks Funds for Bioenergy Producers

October 24, 2016

European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) Releases 2016 Bioenergy Outlook

October 24, 2016

Bioenergy Day 2016 – Highlights

October 24, 2016

White Paper Compares Pellets With Natural Gas

October 24, 2016

New “ERA” of Climate Innovation Targets Methane Pollution

October 21, 2016

AEBIOM: European Commitments on COP21 Will Not be Reached Without Bioenergy

October 21, 2016

Swiss Research Discovers Way to Transform Lignin Into Biofuel

October 21, 2016

Sustainable Biomass Partnership Appoints New Director and Chairman

October 20, 2016

BioFuelNet Offers Advanced Biofuels Course

October 20, 2016

UNBC Connects First Residence to Bioenergy Heating System

October 19, 2016

New York City Mayor de Blasio Signs Biodiesel Heating Oil Bill Into Law

October 18, 2016

New Life for Okanagan Wood Pellets

October 18, 2016

First Full Conversion of a Korean Power Plant From Coal to Biomass to be Completed in 2017

October 18, 2016

FutureMetrics Offers Wood Pellet Demand, Spot Pricing Estimates

October 18, 2016

U.K. Government Response to Climate Change Recommendations Focuses on Nuclear Power

October 17, 2016

Oakridge National Laboratory Transforms CO2 to Ethanol With Help From Nanotechnology

October 14, 2016

Industrial Gas Turbines Workshop

October 14, 2016

Canadian Renewable Power Share Grows From 2% to 11%, Says National Energy Board (NEB) Report

October 14, 2016

Biomass Burner Slated for High School in Squamish

October 11, 2016

U.S. Engineers Turn Brewery Wastewater into Battery Power

October 11, 2016

Alaska Airlines to Fly First Commercial Flight With Cellulosic Renewable Jet Fuel in ‘Next Few Months’

October 11, 2016

FutureMetrics White Paper Estimates Industrial Pellet Demand

October 6, 2016

Going Global Innovation S&T Funding Program is Open for Applications

October 5, 2016

House of Commons Ratifies Paris Climate Accord

October 5, 2016

Forester Advocates for Making Logging Debris Affordable

October 5, 2016

Tests Confirm Biochar Can be Used as a Fertilizer

October 5, 2016

Latin America’s Largest Development Bank Drops Coal and Oil in Favour of Renewables

October 4, 2016

Advanced Biofuels Canada Supports Federal Carbon Tax

October 4, 2016

Apple and Denmark’s Aarhus University to Develop Biogas Production for Data Centres

October 3, 2016

Public Input Sought on new Biosolids and Composting Rules for B.C.

October 3, 2016

Justin Trudeau Gives Provinces 2 Years to Adopt Carbon Price Plan

October 3, 2016

WPAC – Proper Handling of Wood Pellets

October 3, 2016

Biomass Opportunities in Wildfire Management

October 3, 2016

Biomass Power to See Steady Global Growth: Report

October 3, 2016

IEA Bioenergy Releases Global Bioenergy Report

October 3, 2016

Pulp Mill Makes Green Power From Biogas

October 3, 2016

Researchers Develop Method to Separate Lignin From Wood

October 3, 2016

Wood Pellet Market Growth and Value Chain 2015 – 2025: Future Market Insights

October 3, 2016

Nova Scotia Company to Produce Pellets From Municipal Solid Waste in Chester

October 3, 2016

California Passes Bill Mandating Use of Waste Wood Biomass in Energy Production

October 3, 2016

B.C. Rejects Plan for Low-Carbon Vancouver Power Plant

September 21, 2016

Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced Bioenergy (Gasification) Plant

September 21, 2016

Three Yukon Schools Considering Switching to Biomass Heat

September 21, 2016

B.C. Taking Action to Improve Air Quality

September 21, 2016

Pellet Industry Faces Challenges But Also Growth

September 20, 2016

British Columbia and Washington State to Create Cascadia Innovation Corridor to Promote Regional Economic Opportunities in Tech Industries

September 19, 2016

BIO Releases Report on Renewable Chemical Progress, Opportunities

September 19, 2016

Lux Research: Biobased Materials, Chemicals Offer Performance Advantages

September 19, 2016

Pellet Fuels Institute Changes PFI Standards Program Labelling System

September 19, 2016

Tall Wooden Buildings Reach New Heights

September 15, 2016

BioCleantech Forum Announces Speakers

September 15, 2016

Increased Interest in Biomass Fuels Expected to Drive Global CHP Installation Market

September 15, 2016

Jet Fuel From Waste Gas Breakthrough

September 14, 2016

Ministry Amends Atlantic Power’s Permit to Burn Rail Ties at Williams Lake Facility

September 9, 2016

U.K. Set to Miss Renewable Energy Targets, Biogas Recommended as Solution

September 7, 2016

B.C., Alberta Carbon Mitigation Models Should be Adopted Nationally: Report

September 7, 2016

UNBC Crop Study Looks to Expand Farming Options – Including Bioenergy

September 7, 2016

BioFuelNet Canada Responds to Biofuel Study

September 7, 2016

Gatwick Airport to Build ‘World First’ Waste-to-Energy Airport Plant

September 7, 2016

BIO Releases Report on Renewable Chemical Biorefinery Commercialization

September 7, 2016

No Compromise of Low Carbon Fuel Standards in New California Climate Bills

September 6, 2016

Energy-intensive Industries can Help Tackle Climate Change, New Report Finds

September 2, 2016

Ontario, Québec Working With Mexico on Carbon Tax

September 1, 2016

California Cap-and-Trade Expenditure Deal Benefits Biomass

September 1, 2016

Strong Past, Bright Future: A Competitiveness Agenda for British Columbia’s Forest Sector

September 1, 2016

B.C. to Address Forest Sector Competitiveness

September 1, 2016

WPAC Conference Ties in to DEMO International

September 1, 2016

Market Study: Global Biomass Pellet Market to Grow by Annual 10% Until 2020

August 31, 2016

Ottawa Seeks Input on Clean Technology

August 31, 2016

Global Researchers Give Thumbs Up to Advanced Biomass Gasification

August 29, 2016

UBC Hosting IEA Bioenergy – BioFuelNet Workshops

August 29, 2016

Biomass North Forum to Tackle Climate Change

August 24, 2016

Report Details Canada’s Advanced Biofuel, Wood Pellet Markets

August 24, 2016

Community Energy Association and QUEST-led Initiative, “Community Energy Planning: Getting to Implementation in Canada” Release First Report

August 24, 2016

ISCC Certifies Enerkem for Biomethanol Production

August 24, 2016

Investors Urge World Leaders to Step Up Commitment to Paris Climate Change Agreement

August 22, 2016

Government of Canada Contributes to $161 Million Funding Boost for Phillipines Biomass Industry

August 19, 2016

Canada Advances “Mission Innovation” With Establishment of Clean Energy Innovation Program

August 19, 2016

B.C.’s Climate Leadership Plan to Cut Emissions While Growing the Economy

August 19, 2016

Report Predicts Growth in Italian Wood Pellet Heating

August 19, 2016

DBEIS Releases 2016 Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics

August 19, 2016

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Update

August 18, 2016

Queensland to Partner With U.S. Navy in Biofuel Initiative

August 18, 2016

B.C. Climate Plan: Balancing Competitiveness With GHG Reductions

August 17, 2016

$6.4 Million Helps B.C. Communities Build a Greener Future

August 16, 2016

First of Its Kind Waste-to-Energy Facility to Break Ground in Nova Scotia

August 12, 2016

Kwadacha Nation a Step Closer to Building Biomass Facility

August 10, 2016

Online Database Lists Wood Bioenergy Facilities Throughout North America

August 8, 2016

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $11.3 Million for Three Projects Supporting Biomass-to-Hydrocarbon Biofuels Conversion

August 8, 2016

Cornell University Engineers Create Biofuels From Carbon Monoxide

August 8, 2016

U.K.-based University Develops Power-Generating ‘Smart’ Bricks

August 5, 2016

Nissan Unveils ‘World’s First’ Ethanol-Powered Electric Car

August 5, 2016

What if We Could Turn CO2 Back Into Fuel? Researchers Get One Step Closer

August 4, 2016

U.S. Department of Energy Opens Funding Opportunity to Support Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines Initiative

August 3, 2016

Researchers Develop Solar Cell That Captures CO2, Converts it to Burnable Fuel

August 3, 2016

Dewatering Study Could Improve Biomass Processes

August 3, 2016

Nelson’s Biomass Energy Plan Moves Forward

August 3, 2016

Low Oil Prices Challenge Wood Pellet Market

August 3, 2016

Manitoba Biomass Industry Gets Funding Boost

August 2, 2016

Webinar, August 24, 2016 – Why Some Wood Pellet Projects Fail to Perform as Expected

August 2, 2016

Renewables Form Second Largest Source of U.K. Electricity Supply for the First Time

July 28, 2016

BC’s Carbon Neutrality Reduces Emissions, Creates Jobs

July 28, 2016

Renewable Energy Association: Surprise U.K.Renewable Heat Cuts Put Investment at Risk

July 28, 2016

Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) Updates Mission and Vision Statements

July 28, 2016

The Post-Brexit Era: Interesting Times Ahead for the U.K. and the Canadian Wood Pellet Sector

July 27, 2016

Alberta’s Wide-Reaching Carbon Tax to Become Canada’s Most Agressive

July 26, 2016

Wood Pellet Market With Current Trends Analysis, 2015 – 2025

July 25, 2016

World Bioenergy Association Issues Report on the Importance of Bioenergy in Europe

July 25, 2016

U.S. EPA Takes Initial Step in Regulating Aircraft Engine GHGs

July 22, 2016

Lux Research: Biojet Could Account for Significant Emissions Cuts

July 22, 2016

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Invites Proposals for its Expanding Export Markets Program

July 22, 2016

U.S. Department of Energy to Fund Projects Combining Biofuel and Engine Research

July 22, 2016

Scientists Discover New Way to Make Energy From Garden Grass

July 21, 2016

Billion-Ton Update Authors Discuss Report Findings

July 21, 2016

Scientists Harness CO2 to Consolidate Biofuel Production Process

July 21, 2016

Report Features Data on EU Pellet, Biogas Markets

July 21, 2016

Pellet Plants Opened in Peace Region

July 20, 2016

UNBC Energy Initiative Fuelling Biomass Innovation

July 20, 2016

SDTC Puts Entrepreneurs’ Needs First: Changes Application Process

July 19, 2016

New Research Finds Likely Cause, Solution for Pellet-derived CO

July 19, 2016

Prince George Starts Downtown Renewable Energy System Expansion

July 15, 2016

U.K. Government Eliminates Department of Energy and Climate Change

July 14, 2016

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program – SOP Optimization: Your Questions Answered

July 14, 2016

Competitors Have a Head Start Transitioning to the Bioeconomy

July 14, 2016

$76.5M in Funding for Renewable Fuel Oil Project

July 14, 2016

U.S. Could Produce Enough Biomass to Support Bioeconomy in 25 Years, Study Says

July 13, 2016

BC and Québec Firms Conduct Demo Project to Convert Wood Chips Into Natural Gas

July 11, 2016

Fertilizer Use Could Reduce Climate Benefit of Cellulosic Biofuels

July 11, 2016

Hawaii Governor Signs Renewable Fuels Production Tax Credit

July 8, 2016

New Energy Plant on Burnaby Mountain Will Cut Emissions by 85 Percent

July 5, 2016

FutureMetrics Tool Shows Brexit Impact on Pellet Sector

July 5, 2016

Mars Reaches Zero-Waste-to Landfill Milestone, Helped by Converting Waste to Energy

July 5, 2016

UK Government Unveils Fifth Carbon Budget

July 5, 2016

World Bioenergy Association Elects Remigijus Lapinskas as President

July 4, 2016

New Executive Director for Bioindustrial Innovation Canada

July 4, 2016

Cloverdale Fuel: Biomass Pioneer of the 1940’s Continues to Play Lead Role

July 4, 2016

Global Wood Pellet Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape Outlook to 2025

July 2, 2016

Canfor Eyes Prince George for Major Biofuel Facility

June 30, 2016

Feasibility Guide on Biomass Cooling Released

June 30, 2016

Biofuel Experts to Meet in Vancouver

June 30, 2016

Province-wide Slash Burning Sparks Controversy

June 30, 2016

Brexit and the UK Biomass Burn

June 29, 2016

Canada, U.S., Mexico Agree to Align Climate and Energy Policies

June 28, 2016

Newfoundland to Get New Advanced Biodiesel Plant Using Wood

June 27, 2016

B.C. Biomass Producers Brace for Post-Brexit Uncertainty

June 22, 2016

Water Gunks Up Biofuels Production From Bio-oils

June 20, 2016

Vancouver Teen Has a Plan to Turn Waste Water Into Electricity

June 20, 2016

Report: Global Bioenergy Sector to Grow at ‘Steady Pace’

June 20, 2016

Prince George Expands District Energy System

June 15, 2016

Biodiesel to Power Lighting at Euro 2016

June 15, 2016

Ethanol, Bioenergy Not a Threat to Food Supply?

June 14, 2016

Research to Analyze Making Biofuel From Perennials

June 14, 2016

Bioenergy Key for Sustainability, Advocate Says

June 14, 2016

Nissan to Develop World First Ethanol-Powered Electric Car Motor

June 13, 2016

White Paper Discusses State of Pellet Market, Japanese Potential

June 13, 2016

Alaska Airlines Operates Biofuel Test Flights

June 13, 2016

Urgent ‘Shift’ Needed in Media Approach to Bioenergy

June 9, 2016

Bioenergy Has Significant Potential to Reduce Fossil Fuel Reliance in Cities, New Study Finds

June 7, 2016

Below50: Coalition of the Willing for Low-Carbon Transport Fuels

June 7, 2016

Québec Bioenergy and Energy Policy

June 7, 2016

Bionic Leaf Aids Biofuels Production

June 6, 2016

Student Startup Turning Heads by Utilizing Biofuel Waste for Good

June 3, 2016

South Korea Mulls Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures

June 2, 2016

West Coast Leaders Sign Comprehensive Agreements at Global Clean Energy Ministerial

June 2, 2016

Chemists Settle Longstanding Debate on How Methane is Made Biologically

June 2, 2016

Renewable Energy Investment Reaches Record Levels Across the World

June 2, 2016

Washington State Limits Carbon Pollution From Largest Sources

June 1, 2016

Global Brands Audi, DuPont, LanzaTech and Novozymes Unite to Promote Sustainable Transport Fuels

May 31, 2016

Wood Pellet Safety Workshop at IBCE 2016

May 31, 2016

Pinnacle Temporarily Halts Pellet Production in Quesnel

May 31, 2016

Canfor Pulp in Joint Venture to Collaborate on Advanced Biofuels Project

May 30, 2016

FutureMetrics Updates Co-Firing Dashboard

May 27, 2016

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Rebrands to RICanada

May 27, 2016

Making Progress on Solid Biofuel Standards

May 27, 2016

Ontario Investing Up to $100 Million in Renewable Natural Gas

May 26, 2016

N.W.T. Wood Pellet Mill Another Step Closer to Reality

May 25, 2016

California Biofuel Industry Calls on State to Allocate $210 Million in Funding

May 25, 2016

Not All Wood Pellets Are Carbon-Neutral, Says Environmental Advocate

May 20, 2016

18-Year-Old Microbiologist From Vancouver Develops Fuel Cells That Convert Organic Waste to Energy

May 18, 2016

Coordinating Research Council Report Supports Position of Biodiesel as Low Carbon Fuel

May 18, 2016

Canadian Scientists in Biofuels Breakthrough

May 18, 2016

Fire Then Explosion Shuts Down Houston Pellet Plant

May 17, 2016

Sustainable Biomass Partnership Approves Third Party Certification Body

May 16, 2016

IEA Task 39, Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Liquid Biofuels From Biomass: Spring 2016 Newsletter

May 16, 2016

Wood Pellet Association of Canada President Resigns

May 12, 2016

Berkeley Lab Scientists Brew Jet Fuel in One-Pot Recipe

May 11, 2016

U.S. Energy Information Agency Releases 2016 International Energy Outlook

May 10, 2016

Air Canada and Biojet Supply Chain Initiative Choose Montréal-Trudeau Airport for Aviation Biofuel Project

May 9, 2016

U.S. DOE Opens Funding Opportunity for Biofuels, Bioproducts, Biopower

May 9, 2016

B.C. Premier Strengthens Relationship With Guangdong Province of China

May 9, 2016

Tequila Cazadores Installs Biomass Boiler to Produce Biofuels for Spirit Production Process

May 9, 2016

U.K. Retail Giant Sainsbury’s Goes Green by Turning Food Waste Into Energy

May 5, 2016

Top 10 Takeaways From Alberta Co-Firing Workshop

May 5, 2016

Volkswagen to Promote Biofuel-Powered Cars Ahead of Electric Ones to Tackle Carbon Emissions, New Report Suggests

May 5, 2016

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Updates as of May 2, 2016

May 4, 2016

North American Wood Pellet Exports Reached Record High in 2015

May 3, 2016

FutureMetrics Sets Record Straight on Biomass Energy

April 29, 2016

Lux Research: Low-Carbon Fuels, Vehicle Efficiency to Cut CO2 Emissions

April 26, 2016

WestJet Supporting Canadian Aviation Biofuel

April 22, 2016

Yukon Biomass Initiatives Create Potential for Growth

April 21, 2016

Clean Energy BC Releases “BC Clean Energy Projects: Investment, Job Creation and Community Contributions”

April 20, 2016

Market Study: Global Biomass Pellet Market to Grow at CAGR 11.1% Until 2020

April 20, 2016

Five Bio-based Jet Fuels Approved for Air Travel

April 14, 2016

Boost for Aviation Biofuels as ASTM Completes Revision of Standard Specification

April 11, 2016

Scientists Discover an Enzyme Responsible for Making Hydrocarbons

April 6, 2016

Ontario to Procure 930 Megawatts of Renewable Capacity

April 6, 2016

Air Canada Partners in Biojet Supply Chain Initiative

April 6, 2016

Danish Researchers Use Power of Sunlight to Produce Biofuels

April 1, 2016

IEA Bioenergy Releases Large Scale Biomass Firing Report

April 1, 2016

Researchers Break Down Biomass Without Chemical Pretreatment

March 30, 2016

Pellet Plant Fire Probe

March 29, 2016

The Long-Term Solution

March 29, 2016

A Plan With Merritt

March 29, 2016

A Price for Carbon – Working on a National Strategy for Pricing Carbon Emissions

March 29, 2016

Post-Harvest Wood Debris

March 29, 2016

Global Biomass Pellet Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 11% Between 2015 – 2020

March 24, 2016

New Dashboard for Modifying Pulverized Coal Power Plants

March 24, 2016

BC Hydro: Standing Offer Program Optimization

March 24, 2016

Budget 2016: An Innovative and Clean Economy

March 24, 2016

Building Bioenergy in B.C.

March 23, 2016

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Supports Canada’s 2016 Budget’s Climate Focus

March 22, 2016

United Airlines to Operate Commercial Flights on Biofuel Mix

March 21, 2016

Scientists to Use Damaged Tomatoes to Generate Electricity

March 17, 2016

Biomass Energy Can be Made Simple and Easy

March 17, 2016

Biomass Boiler Market Expected to Grow

March 17, 2016

Lavington, B.C. Residents Target Pellet Plant

March 16, 2016

Whitehorse Biomass Project Makes Debut at Yukon Conference

March 16, 2016

First-of-its-kind Renewable Biomethane Fuelling Station Opens in U.K.

March 15, 2016

United Airlines to Fuel Regularly Scheduled Flights With Biofuel

March 14, 2016

New WBA Factsheet: Global Biomass Potential Towards 2035

March 14, 2016

World Bioenergy Association Urges for Carbon Taxes Now to Meet Climate Targets

March 10, 2016

Edmonton Biorefinery to Create Renewable Transportation Fuels

March 10, 2016

Abu Dhabi Food and Biofuel Facility Opens Doors

March 9, 2016

Biofuel Sector at a Crossroads in Canada

March 9, 2016

MIT Researchers Convert Waste Gas Into Liquid Fuel

March 8, 2016

Record High Renewable Energy Use Reported in Hawaii

March 7, 2016

BC Hydro: Micro-Standing Offer Program Launch and Standing Offer Program Updates

March 7, 2016

Northern Development Initiative Trust Announces New Fund for Forestry

March 4, 2016

Oregon Ups RPS, Goes Coal Free

March 4, 2016

Innovative Partnership Signed Between Clean Technology Organizations in British Columbia, Québec and Ontario

March 4, 2016

Vancouver Declaration on Clean Growth and Climate Change

March 4, 2016

Japanese Researchers Improve Biorefineries With Bubbles

March 3, 2016

Boeing Eyes B.C. Forest Waste as Jet Fuel

March 2, 2016

Government Invests in Innovative Clean-Energy Programs

March 2, 2016

New Report Outlines Keys to Cleantech Success – Canadian Manufacturing

March 2, 2016

Canada, China to Collaborate on Clean Technology

March 2, 2016

Forest Biomass Receives Carbon-Neutral Classification in U.S. Senate Amendment

March 1, 2016

Greenlane Biogas to Supply Equipment to Surrey’s Organic Biofuel Facility

March 1, 2016

Smart Prosperity Coalition Launches Today

March 1, 2016

New Way to Reduce Plant Lignin Could Lead to Cheaper Biofuels

March 1, 2016

Renaissance BioScience Corp. to Receive Research Funding From the Government of Canada

March 1, 2016

The Government of Canada Invests in Economic Growth for Indigenous Peoples

March 1, 2016

U.K. Farmers Rally to Support AD in Parliament

February 29, 2016

UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre to Collaborate on Research and Education Initiatives at Squamish’s Oceanfront Development

February 29, 2016

Kwadacha Nation Seeks to Build Biomass Plant

February 29, 2016

Yukon Adopts Biomass Strategy

February 24, 2016

Building Big in British Columbia

February 24, 2016

Africa Becomes Home to Innovative Second-Generation Biofuel Projects, UN Report Finds

February 23, 2016

Preventing Pellet Plant Failures

February 23, 2016

FPInnovations Publishes Bioproducts Scouting Report

February 23, 2016

Video: Ledcor on Biomass and the Value of Wood Waste

February 23, 2016

Pellet Capacity Shake Out

February 22, 2016

Utilizing Urban Wood Waste

February 22, 2016

BC Forestry Waste as a Cash Cow?

February 22, 2016

Fungi From Goats’ Guts Could Lead to Better Biofuels, Says New Research

February 22, 2016

2015 State of Canada’s Forests Report Now Available

February 19, 2016

FutureMetrics Discusses Clean Power Plan

February 19, 2016

Mill Sawdust Under Control, WorkSafeBC Inspections Find

February 18, 2016

Tasmania Considers Biomass to Increase Energy Diversity

February 17, 2016

Biomass Co-firing an Energy Solution for Alberta’s Carbon Footprint Goals?

February 16, 2016

North America Cooperation on Energy Information Site Launching

February 16, 2016

Korea’s Pellet Market Instability

February 12, 2016

NREL Discovery Could Lead to Cheaper Cellulosic Fuels

February 12, 2016

Synthetic Biopathway Turns Agricultural Waste Into “Green” Products

February 12, 2016

Canadians Make “Top Leaders” List

February 12, 2016

North American Pellet Exports Increased During the Third Quarter

February 12, 2016

European Commission Unveils Post-2020 Bioenergy Consultation

February 10, 2016

Queensland Government Eyes Biofuels Fund to Help Economy

February 10, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks EPA’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Plan

February 9, 2016

Call for Ireland to Introduce Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to Boost Bioenergy

February 4, 2016

2016 State of the Industry Report

February 1, 2016

Wood Pellet Market: 10 -Year Market Forecast and Trends Analysis

February 1, 2016

Japan’s Wood Pellet Imports Surge

January 28, 2016

EU Report Calls for Mandatory Separate Collection of Biowaste

January 26, 2016

What the World Can Learn From Europe

January 26, 2016

Norway’s Oslo Airport Begins Jet Biofuel Delivery for All Airlines

January 22, 2016

B.C. Leads by Example in Carbon Neutral Government Report

January 22, 2016

U.K. to Promote Use of Energy From Renewable Sources

January 22, 2016

Baltic Boom

January 21, 2016

Biomass Supply Chain Trade-Offs: Basis for Successful Bioenergy Businesses

January 21, 2016

Paris and Pellets: Riding the Winds of Change

January 21, 2016

Newly Discovered Bacteria May Enable Photosynthetic Biofuel Production

January 20, 2016

Abu Dhabi Claims World’s First Bioenergy Facility to Produce Both Food and Aviation Fuel

January 19, 2016

Call For Beefed-up Bioenergy Sector to Boost U.K.’s Low-carbon Energy Options

January 18, 2016

U.S. Navy to Deploy Great Green Fleet in San Diego This Week

January 18, 2016

BC Tech Strategy Cultivates Talent, Creates Investment Opportunities

January 14, 2016

Florida Keys May Use Gasification for Electricity Generation

January 14, 2016

Report Released on Biomass Boiler Market

January 13, 2016

West Coast Market Focus Proves Successful for Biodiesel

January 13, 2016

Canadian Beef Industry Producing More Meat While Emitting Less Greenhouse Gas

January 12, 2016

Factors for Poor Pellet Project Performance

January 6, 2016

British Airways’ Waste-to-Jet Fuel Project Fails to Take Off

January 5, 2016

BIO Changes Name to Biotechnology Innovation Organization

January 5, 2016

Scientists Create ‘Nano-Reactor’ to Produce Hydrogen Biofuel

January 4, 2016

San Francisco Fleets Complete Switch to Renewable Diesel

2015

December 18, 2015

U.S. Releases Update on National Biogas Activities

December 18, 2015

Bigger Role for Biomass in Alberta?

December 17, 2015

Pinnacle Provides Lavington Emissions, Production Update

December 17, 2015

Port of Seattle Partners With Alaska Airlines and Boeing to Supply Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

December 16, 2015

Oregon Joins California and B.C. in Climate Fight With Clean Fuels Program

December 11, 2015

Metro Vancouver Halts Incinerator Plans, as Waste Plummets

December 11, 2015

Wood Stove Exchange Program Benefits Communities

December 10, 2015

Technology Solutions Are in Place for 100% Renewable Energy Future

December 10, 2015

B.C. Joins International Alliance for Zero-Emission Vehicles

December 9, 2015

Global Renewable Fuels Alliance Report: Biofuels Reduce GHG Emissions Significantly

December 9, 2015

Volvo Trucks Approves Use of Renewable Diesel Fuel

December 9, 2015

Follow the Leader – Ontario Replaced Coal; Will Others Follow?

December 9, 2015

First Global Green Bank Network Sets to Speed Shift to Clean Energy

December 8, 2015

B.C. to Join Governors’ Climate and Forest Task Force

December 8, 2015

$100 Million Fund to Boost B.C.’s Tech Sector and Job Creation

December 8, 2015

Number of U.K. Biomethane Plants Could Quadruple by 2021

December 8, 2015

Uruguay Generates 95% of Electricity From Biomass and Renewables

December 7, 2015

Discovery Advances Biowaste-to-Jet Fuel Research

December 7, 2015

COP21: Biofuels Industry Calls for 15% Biofuel in Global Transport

December 4, 2015

Minister Polak Shares B.C.’s Climate Success With Head of United Nations

December 4, 2015

Boeing, Canadian Organizations Launch Aviation Biofuel Project

December 3, 2015

Ontario Passes Bill Banning Coal-Fired Electricity Generation

December 3, 2015

B.C. Joins New International Adaptation Initiative

December 3, 2015

FutureMetrics Releases Critical Review of Climate Central Report

December 2, 2015

Latvia Emerges in the Global Wood Pellet Market

December 1, 2015

20 Participating Countries Launch “Mission Innovation – Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution” in Paris

December 1, 2015

Agreement to Address Climate Change Under Negotiation in Paris

November 30, 2015

Canadian Wood Pellets Production Remains a Rapidly Growing Sector

November 27, 2015

Climate Leadership Team Report Released

November 27, 2015

Opinion: A Low-Carbon Future Doesn’t Mean Losing Our Lifestyle

November 27, 2015

Creating Safer Spaces

November 25, 2015

B.C.’s Climate Leadership Reaffirmed With Role in Global Network

November 23, 2015

TimberWest Puts Pellet Plant Construction on Hold

November 23, 2015

Cowichan Opens Biodiesel Station With New PoS Technology

November 17, 2015

Southeast Asia’s Low-Cost Pellet Player

November 16, 2015

California Boots Bioenergy With Beetle-Kill

November 16, 2015

Dust Mitigation Series Available Online

November 13, 2015

How Pellets are Made

November 12, 2015

Two Thirds of Sweden’s Buses Run on Renewable Fuels

November 12, 2015

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to Phase Out Biodiesel

November 12, 2015

Almost 200 U.S. Lawmakers Urge EPA to Reduce Biofuel Mandate

November 9, 2015

Trade Mission Deals Signal Diversified Trade Relationship With China

November 9, 2015

Neste, Boeing Work Toward Biojet ASTM Standard, Market Acceptance

November 9, 2015

New Biofuels Eliminate the Need for Blending With Petroleum Fuels

November 6, 2015

B.C. and Guangdong, China Collaborate on Climate Change

November 6, 2015

Highlights From Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s Annual Conference

November 4, 2015

Global Pellet Market Forecasts Optimistic at WPAC 2015

November 4, 2015

Finland to Test Wood-Based Diesel in Helsinki Bus Traffic

October 30, 2015

Trade Mission to China Focuses on Clean Energy and Cultural Ties

October 30, 2015

FutureMetrics Has a New White Paper on the Canadian Heating Pellets Market

October 30, 2015

DuPont Opens World’s Largest Cellulosic Ethanol Plant

October 30, 2015

Province Helping Communities Advance Energy Efficiency Projects

October 29, 2015

Independent Assessment of Popular Pellet Stoves’ Emissions Yields Encouraging Results

October 26, 2015

Trade Mission to China

October 26, 2015

European Biomass Association: Bioenergy Accounts for 60% of E.U. Renewable Energy

October 23, 2015

BC’s “Energy College” Celebrates Four Decades of Learning

October 23, 2015

U.S. Moves Ahead With Carbon Rule as 25 States Prepare to Sue

October 21, 2015

National Bioenergy Day Celebrated in the U.S. and Canada

October 21, 2015

Province Working With Clean Energy Sector to Power B.C.

October 19, 2015

Army Green: More Than Just a Colour

October 17, 2015

Energy Technologies Institute Report Provides Outlook on Meeting U.K. Climate Change Targets

October 13, 2015

Pellet Fuels Institute Makes Changes to its Standards Program

October 13, 2015

Waste to Wisdom Project Shows Biomass Energy Potential

October 9, 2015

Fuel From Thin Air! Province Supporting Synthetic Fuels Project in Squamish

October 8, 2015

Working to Re-establish the South Korea Pellet Market

October 8, 2015

Biomass Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems Start Commercial Operation at Two West Fraser Sawmills

October 7, 2015

Report: Africa can Generate 22% of its Energy Through Renewables by 2030, Headed by Biomass

October 2, 2015

G20 Embraces Renewables

October 1, 2015

BC First Nations Nursery Turns to Biomass Heat

October 1, 2015

Biomass Heat Could Provide Energy Solution in N.W.T.

September 29, 2015

Global Wood Pellet Market Expected to Grow by 14.1% Annually Until 2023

September 28, 2015

Colleges and Institutes Canada’s Clean Tech Internships Supported by SDTC

September 23, 2015

A Trending On-site Power Option

September 18, 2015

National Trust: Biomass is an Important Component in the Transition of the UK’s Treasured Historical Places to Renewable Energy

September 17, 2015

Clean Energy Canada: Tracking the Energy Revolution – Canada 2015

September 17, 2015

Federal Climate Plan Disregards Farming, Forestry Industries: Report

September 16, 2015

Measures Taken to Increase Use of Wood Residue

September 16, 2015

Panamaxing It Out

September 15, 2015

Pellet Fuels Institute Updates Standards Program

September 15, 2015

EU Extends Import Duties on U.S. Biodiesel to 2020

September 15, 2015

New Biomass Fuel Could Replace Coal in Power Plants

September 15, 2015

Chilean Company Set to Produce Biogas for Vehicles From Street Market Waste

September 15, 2015

Queensland Pushes Ahead With Biofuels Mandate

September 14, 2015

Low-carbon Cities are a US$17 Trillion Opportunity

September 11, 2015

U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Significant Support for Expanding Biofuel Infrastructure

September 11, 2015

Construction Underway on Surrey’s Biofuel Processing Facility

September 10, 2015

Burnaby Company to Demonstrate Forest Waste-to-RNG Technology in California

September 9, 2015

UK Department of Transport Awards Advanced Biofuel Projects

September 8, 2015

San Diego to Host 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

September 8, 2015

Energy Darwinism II – Why a Low Carbon Future Doesn’t Have to Cost the Earth

September 8, 2015

Free Dashboard for Aggregated Industrial Wood Pellet Demand

September 1, 2015

South Korean Market on Ice

September 1, 2015

New Greenhouse Gas Targets Set by Eastern Premiers, Governors

September 1, 2015

Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Electricity Cut by 22% in 5 Years

September 1, 2015

Halted Particle Board Plant in Smithers Working Toward Pellet Conversion

September 1, 2015

South Korean Wood Pellet Imports Down 22%

August 31, 2015

WPAC: the New Dutch Marketplace

August 27, 2015

Vermont Residents Could Receive up to $5,500 by Switching to Wood Pellet Heating

August 25, 2015

New Study Looks at Global Biomass Market

August 24, 2015

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Study Shows Emissions Reductions From Biofuels

August 21, 2015

BC Climate Survey Closed but Still Time for Public Comment

August 20, 2015

Poplars Considered as New Source of Biofuel

August 18, 2015

Can Forest Fires Fuel the Pellet Industry?

August 18, 2015

Where Does Bioenergy Fit Into the New Global Emissions Targets?

August 18, 2015

Canadian Wood Pellet Exports Increase 1% From Last Year

August 18, 2015

Okanagan Pellet Company Begins Plant Upgrades

August 14, 2015

PCS Biofuels Converts Giant King Grass into Replacement for Coal

August 14, 2015

World’s Largest Biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plant to be Built in the U.K.

August 10, 2015

EPA Releases Final Draft of Clean Power Plan

August 5, 2015

Grains of Rice Hold Big Promise for GHG Reductions, Bioenergy

August 5, 2015

Researchers Report a Novel Approach to Cellulose Hydrolysis

August 5, 2015

European Pellet Council Announces New Version of the ENplus Handbook

August 5, 2015

ASABE Announces Progress in Solid Biofuel Standards Development

August 4, 2015

Deadline Extended for Written Input on BC’s New Climate Action Plan

July 31, 2015

Pellet Fuels Institute Implements Updates to Standards Program

July 31, 2015

Biomass Thermal Energy Council to Create First Thermal Efficiency Test Method for Commercial-Sized Biomass-Fired Boilers

July 27, 2015

Watching Wood Dry

July 24, 2015

Help Shape BC’s New Climate Leadership Plan

July 24, 2015

Okanagan Pellet Company Begins Plant Upgrades

July 22, 2015

Public Comment Invited on Proposed GHG Regulations in BC

July 22, 2015

Pan-Canadian Task Force to Reduce Diesel Use in Remote Communities

July 17, 2015

BC’s Climate Discussion Paper Open For Public Review

July 17, 2015

Canada’s Premiers Release Canadian Energy Strategy 2015

July 17, 2015

World Bioenergy Association Launches Global Bioenergy Statistics 2015

July 16, 2015

New Family of Chemical Structures Remove CO2 From Gas Mixtures

July 15, 2015

World’s Largest-Ever Single Shipment of Biomass Completes Successful Voyage from Prince Rupert to U.K.

July 15, 2015

BC MLA Elected Vice President of Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER)

July 15, 2015

Liquid Biofuels Second Largest Renewable Energy Employer Worldwide According to “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015”

July 14, 2015

Smithers Particleboard Plant Revamps for Pellet Production

July 13, 2015

A New Report to Celebrate 7 Years for British Columbia’s Carbon Tax

July 13, 2015

Global Carbon Reductions in 10 Easy Steps

July 10, 2015

England’s National Trust Invests in Biomass, Other Renewables

July 9, 2015

New Methane Bioreactor Produces, Stores Energy

July 9, 2015

Boeing, Japanese Aviation Industry Unveil Biofuel “Roadmap” to 2020 Olympics

July 9, 2015

Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel

July 8, 2015

Pinnacle Plugs Into the New Power of Wood

July 8, 2015

BIO World Congress Workshops Announced

July 8, 2015

IEA Bioenergy Conference Will Present Solutions for the COP21 in Paris

July 8, 2015

Proposed N.W.T. Pellet Plant is Making Headway

July 7, 2015

Nelson Council Takes Next Steps on Solar and Biomass Energy Projects

July 7, 2015

Report Highlights EU Progress in Reaching 2020 Renewables Goals

July 7, 2015

New International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Platform Supports Renewable Energy Innovation, Quality and Collaboration

July 6, 2015

CRFA: Canadians Support Renewable Fuels Industry

July 6, 2015

Greenhouse Gas Emissions From BC Forests on Dramatic Rise

July 6, 2015

BC to Participate in Toronto Climate Summit

July 6, 2015

Debunking Two So-called “Facts” About Wood Pellets

July 3, 2015

Clean Fuel Standards Face Political Attacks in Washington, Oregon

July 3, 2015

Remote First Nation Developing Community Energy Plan

June 30, 2015

BC Celebrates Five Consecutive Carbon Neutral Years

June 30, 2015

Final Thoughts: a Decarbonized Future

June 30, 2015

WPAC – Improper Assessment: Issues Regarding State Aid for Lynemouth Power Station are Inaccurate

June 29, 2015

Value-Added Wood Facility to Open in Port Alberni

June 26, 2015

Oregon Declares Biomass Carbon Neutral

June 25, 2015

Norwegian Company to Convert Woody Biomass into Transportation Fuels

June 25, 2015

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 Expands Testing to Improve Aviation’s Environmental Performance

June 25, 2015

Emerging Tech Firms Pursue Kick Start at Korea Summit

June 25, 2015

No Tax Break for Lavington Pellet Plant

June 25, 2015

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Update. June 24, 2015

June 22, 2015

BC’s Tech Sector is a Success Story Worth Sharing – Hon. Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services

June 18, 2015

Wastech Opens Cache Creek Landfill Gas Plant

June 18, 2015

Groups Related to the Biomass Industry Band Together to Challenge Press Coverage

June 17, 2015

Energy Biosciences Institute Researchers Develop Process for Drop-in Aviation Biofuel

June 16, 2015

Making “Reforming of Natural Gas” Commercially Viable

June 16, 2015

Council of Forest Industries Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

June 16, 2015

European Union Says “No Improvising” on Biomass Cap

June 15, 2015

“Power Producer – Conifex’s Mackenzie Bioenergy Project Nears Operation”

June 12, 2015

Cutting NOx at Covanta Burnaby

June 11, 2015

FutureMetrics Publishes Strategy to Co-fire Wood Pellets With Coal

June 10, 2015

Hawaii Law to Require 100% Renewables by 2045

June 5, 2015

Pinnacle Establishes Pellet Transport Record

June 4, 2015

Alaska Airlines and Washington State University Partner to Advance Aviation Biofuels

June 3, 2015

North America Wood Pellet Exports Reach All-Time High

June 2, 2015

Coalition Announces Biomass 101 Campaign

June 2, 2015

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publishes Renewable Energy Jobs Report

June 2, 2015

Renewables Share of U.S. Energy Consumption Highest Since 1930s

June 1, 2015

High-Capacity Batteries Made From Wood Pulp

May 29, 2015

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Update

May 29, 2015

White Paper Released on Decarbonization

May 29, 2015

Pew Report Tracks Bioenergy Investments in Emerging Markets

May 29, 2015

Report Highlights Mexico’s Renewable Growth Potential

May 20, 2015

Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria Receives $5.6 Million in Federal Funding

May 20, 2015

New ISO Standard for Solid Biofuels Announced

May 20, 2015

UN Sustainable Energy for All Announces Global Bioenergy Initiative

May 19, 2015

BC Signs on to New Global Climate Leadership Pact

May 19, 2015

Wood Pellet Power: a Climate Threat?

May 15, 2015

Lux Research: Biofuel Developers Can Thrive Despite Cheap Oil

May 15, 2015

Growing Forward 2 Supports Agri-energy Projects

May 15, 2015

Biorefineries: Helping Transform Canada’s Forest Industry

May 15, 2015

Canada Sets Carbon Emissions Reduction Target of 30% by 2030

May 14, 2015

Low Carbon Transport on the Move: What’s Up in Australia?

May 14, 2015

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill to Boost Biomass Energy

May 13, 2015

BC Hydro Power Procurement Update

May 13, 2015

Hawaii Set to be First State With 100% Renewables Goal

May 13, 2015

U.S. Wood Pellet Exports Up in Q4 of 2014; Canadian Exports Trending Downward

May 12, 2015

BC Names Climate Leadership Team

May 12, 2015

International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2014 Report on Alternative Fuels Now Available

May 11, 2015

Audits for Pellet Plant Operations – From FutureMetrics

May 11, 2015

Enviro-tech Company Plans Wood Waste Bioenergy Plant for Revelstoke

May 11, 2015

IEA Bioenergy Conference, Berlin, October 27 to 29, 2015 – Program Online Now

May 11, 2015

Researchers Produce Jet Fuel Compounds From Fungus

May 8, 2015

Biomass Magazine’s List and Map of Pellet Plants in Canada and The U.S., May 2015

May 8, 2015

Alaska Airlines, Gevo to Demonstrate Renewable Alcohol-to-Jet Fuel in Upcoming Flight

May 8, 2015

Report Explains How Bioenergy Supports Sustainability Goals

May 7, 2015

Carbon Dioxide Global Levels Surpass Daunting Milestone

May 7, 2015

Biomass Thermal Energy Council Partners for New Course on Small, Biomass Heating Systems

May 6, 2015

Capturing the Full and Unrealized Value of Biofuels – Market Mechanisms are Needed

May 6, 2015

San Francisco Gets New Biodiesel-Electric Bus; Many More to Come

May 5, 2015

Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) Report – “Bioenergy & Sustainability: bridging the gaps”

May 4, 2015

Logging Ideas on the Value of Wood Waste

April 30, 2015

European Parliament Supports Shift Towards Advanced Biofuels

April 30, 2015

Mapping BC’s Clean Energy Jobs Potential

April 30, 2015

BC Congratulates California for New Climate Target

April 29, 2015

Yukon Seeking Input on Proposed Biomass Strategy

April 29, 2015

New Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials’ Standard for Low Indirect Land Use Change (iLUC) Biofuels

April 28, 2015

The Steam Age Returns to Vancouver

April 28, 2015

Details Provided for Proposed Pellet Plant in Lavington, BC

April 28, 2015

Cheakamus Community Forest and BC Sign Carbon Offset Agreement

April 28, 2015

Biomass Energy Resource Center Launches Updated Wood Heating Database

April 22, 2015

Engineered Softwood Could Transform Pulp, Paper and Biofuel Industries

April 22, 2015

$6.5 Million Supports Greener B.C. Communities

April 21, 2015

Earth Day 2015 in British Columbia: Building on Climate Success

April 21, 2015

BioFuelNet Releases $8.5 Million in Funding for Advanced Canadian Biofuels

April 20, 2015

New Brunswick to Support Local, Small-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

April 20, 2015

Carbon Tax Hike Not in the Works, Says BC’s Premier

April 20, 2015

Detroit Zoo to Turn Animal Manure Into Energy

April 20, 2015

2015 BIO World Congress to Showcase Canada’s Bioeconomy

April 17, 2015

FutureMetrics Releases New White Paper: “Why the Clean Power Plan is NOT a ‘War on Coal”

April 17, 2015

Portland, OR, Treatment Plant to Produce Renewable Natural Gas

April 17, 2015

Scientists a Step Closer to Developing Renewable Propane

April 17, 2015

Four Important Characteristics for Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade Plan

April 17, 2015

Sustainable Development Technology Canada Announces New President and CEO

April 16, 2015

EIA Annual Outlook Predicts Bioenergy Growth

April 15, 2015

BC Hydro Standing Offer Program Update

April 15, 2015

Vancouver Will Require New Downtown Buildings to Hook up to District Energy Plant

April 15, 2015

Masonry Heaters Provide Efficient Wood-Fuelled Heating

April 15, 2015

Wood Waste Won’t Heat Arena in Lumby

April 14, 2015

B.C. Challenges the World as Work Begins on Climate Action Plan 2.0

April 13, 2015

FutureMetrics Updates Free Dashboard for Pellet Supply Chain Model

April 13, 2015

Ontario to Sign Cap-and-Trade Agreement With Québec to Cut Carbon Emissions

April 10, 2015

Nexterra Consortium Reaches Financial Close on Biomass Gasification Plant in Northamptonshire, U.K.

April 7, 2015

Biomass Could Produce Better Batteries

April 2, 2015

SDTC Call for Funding Open Until April 15, 2015

April 1, 2015

NSF International Now Provides Certification to the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) Framework

March 24, 2015

Europe’s 2030 Targets: BioTrade2020plus Will Offer New Biomass Trade Policies

March 24, 2015

Fibre Security for Pacific BioEnergy

March 24, 2015

Feeding the Flame: Identifying the Best Sources for Harvesting Biomass for Fuel

March 20, 2015

U.S. President Obama Signs Executive Order to Reduce Federal GHG Emissions

March 20, 2015

Fossil-Fuel-Free Future Plan Pitched by Canadian Scientists

March 18, 2015

Canada in Need of Climate Change Strategy, Report Says

March 13, 2015

Researchers Combine Biomass, Solar Energy Conversion

March 13, 2015

Column: BC Should Take Lead in Use of Residual Logging Biomass

March 12, 2015

Cement Industry Fires up Search for Alternative Fuels to Reduce CO2 Emissions

March 12, 2015

Fort McMurray Greenhouse to Turn Garbage Into Veggies

March 11, 2015

Parksville Moves to Limit Wood Stoves

March 11, 2015

Climate Change Given New Focus in Latest Edition of BC Bestseller

March 11, 2015

Rebiere New President at Wood Pellet Association of Canada

March 11, 2015

Plenty of Biomass – Satellites Say

March 10, 2015

Should Canadians Have a Right to Burn Wood for Heat?

March 9, 2015

Green Building Standard Under Consideration to Include Biomass

March 9, 2015

Metabolic Path to Improved Biofuel Production

March 4, 2015

Canada is Certification Leader…Still

March 3, 2015

European Environment Agency: Renewables Successfully Reducing European GHG Emissions

March 2, 2015

Whiskey-based Biofuel Facility to be Built in Scotland

February 27, 2015

Conifex Focused on Power Generation Project

February 27, 2015

Dust Webinar Series Tackles Explosive Issue

February 26, 2015

New Report Offers Insight Into Canadian Clean Tech Sector

February 23, 2015

World Bioenergy Association Releases Advanced Biofuels Fact Sheet

February 20, 2015

Port Alberni Debates District Energy Plan

February 20, 2015

Pellet Shortage Makes Headlines

February 19, 2015

Canadian Renewable Fuels Association Focused on Future

February 19, 2015

Bioenergy Expansion at UNBC

February 18, 2015

SDTC Looking For Canada’s Next Cleantech Innovators

February 17, 2015

Wood Pellet Exports From North America Reached a Record High…

February 16, 2015

Climate Change Looms as Major Threat to Key BC Industries

February 13, 2015

A Ray of Sunshine For Bioenergy

February 10, 2015

Why Wood Waste to Energy is a No-Brainer

February 10, 2015

Wood Pellets in Demand

February 10, 2015

Low Oil Prices Bring Upside to Biomass

February 6, 2015

Methanol to Gas in Chetwynd, BC

February 5, 2015

ASTM Revises Jet Fuel Standard to Allow Biodiesel Blends

February 5, 2015

Natural Resources Defense Council Releases Sustainable Aviation Scorecard

February 5, 2015

Research Links Biomass and Air Quality

February 4, 2015

Biobatteries: Taking Battery Technology to the Next Level

February 4, 2015

“The World Resources Institute is Wrong on Wood Pellets” – Futuremetrics LLC

February 4, 2015

Rise in Pellet Exports to Asia

January 26, 2015

Clean Fuel Availability, For the Pacific Coast

January 23, 2015

IRENA: Many Renewable Energy Sources Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

January 23, 2015

Dutch Sustainability Questions May Affect Canadian Wood Pellet Producers

January 22, 2015

Biojet Fuels: Paving the Way Towards Low-Carbon Aviation

January 22, 2015

“Wood Pellets: Green Energy or New Source of C02 Emissions?”

January 21, 2015

Low Oil Prices Provide Opportunity to Invest in Better Growth

January 16, 2015

Reports Show Impact of Strong U.S. Dollar, Oil Prices on Pellet Sector

January 16, 2015

U.S. Energy Information Administration Outlook Includes Bioenergy Forecasts for 2015 and 2016

January 14, 2015

Biofuel to Power Vessels in Finland

January 14, 2015

Tolko and Pinnacle Renewable Energy to Proceed With Pellet Plant Construction at Lavington

January 14, 2015

Second Generation Biofuel Market Grows

January 13, 2015

Big Biomass 101: When Burning Wood for Energy Makes Sense

January 13, 2015

World First for Biodiesel

January 13, 2015

Carbon Pricing Coming to Ontario, Strategy to be Unveiled This Year

January 9, 2015

Biomethane Project Moves Forward in Surrey, BC

January 9, 2015

Advanced Biofuels Production Capacity in North America Reached 800 Million Gallons in 2014

January 9, 2015

Oregon Approves Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

January 8, 2015

“Better Growth, Better Climate” Report Launch in Canada

January 6, 2015

USDA Global Agricultural Information Network Report Addresses Canadian Pellet, Biogas Industry

January 6, 2015

Biofuel From Pressure Cooked Wet Farm Waste at the University of Guelph

January 6, 2015

Biofuel Boom

January 6, 2015

First Nations Clean Energy Funding Tops $5.8 Million

January 6, 2015

Launch of World’s First Demonstration Plant for Large-Scale Production of Biogas from Gasification

January 6, 2015

Slash Burning is Wasteful

January 5, 2015

Lufthansa Group to Use Eco-Friendly Biofuel at Oslo Airport

2014

December 19, 2014

University of Guelph Turns Farm Waste Into Biocoal

December 18, 2014

Second Generation Biofuels Market to Expand

December 18, 2014

Premier’s Statement on Washington’s Initiative to Address Climate Change

December 15, 2014

Conifex Issues Update on Mackenzie Power Project

December 10, 2014

Report Finds Climate Solutions Exist in Canada

December 9, 2014

BC Joins Regional Leaders in Global Climate Pact

December 8, 2014

BC Applauds Climate Initiative by Québec and Ontario

December 8, 2014

BC Working With Other North American Climate Leaders

December 5, 2014

EDC Provides $2 Million of ‘Coal Replacement’ Funding to Diacarbon Energy Inc.

December 4, 2014

Renewable Energy Boom to Continue

December 3, 2014

BC to Share Climate Successes at UN Conference

December 3, 2014

South Korea’s Pellet Demand Through the Roof

December 1, 2014

Canadians Support Energy From Waste

November 28, 2014

International Renewable Energy Agency: Global Bioenergy Supply and Demand Projections

November 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Energy: Report Assesses the Value of Co-firing Biomass With Coal

November 26, 2014

University of Windsor Research Helping Vehicles Run on Biofuel

November 25, 2014

Researchers Find Way to Turn Sawdust Into Gasoline

November 24, 2014

Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

November 24, 2014

Shell Expects to be Producing Advanced Biofuels, at Scale, in U.S. by the end of the Decade

November 21, 2014

Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy

November 21, 2014

Lake Babine Nation Benefits From Biomass Jobs Partnership

November 19, 2014

Norway to Have the World’s First Fixed Biofuel Airport

November 18, 2014

UBC Research Looks to Boost Sustainable Bioenergy

November 14, 2014

Sustainable Bioenergy – Genomics Adds a New Dimension to LNG and Biofuels

November 10, 2014

Wood Stove Exchange Program Benefits Communities Throughout BC

November 10, 2014

Trestle Energy to Sell Low-Emissions Biofuel in BC

November 6, 2014

Opinion: Bioenergy Has Hidden Costs

November 6, 2014

Future Metrics’ White Paper on Power Plant Conversion

November 5, 2014

Pellet Exports From U.S. South Continue to Grow

October 30, 2014

Mackenzie Bioenergy to Come Online in 2015

October 29, 2014

Global Push for Bio-Power Makes BC’s Wood Waste a Bigger Business

October 27, 2014

British Columbia Introduces Innovative, Flexible Forest Licence

October 27, 2014

Forest Industry Making More Than Lumber

October 23, 2014

Biomass Identified as Best Option for Nelson Energy System

October 23, 2014

North American Pellet Shipments Plateau

October 21, 2014

World Bioenergy Association Releases Fact Sheet on Pellets

October 17, 2014

College of New Caledonia Researching Biomass Power for Resort

October 16, 2014

New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuel Production

October 15, 2014

Work on UBC’s Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility Earns Awards

October 10, 2014

Commissioning Begins for Mackenzie Bioenergy Project

October 2, 2014

CanBio/NRCan Survey of the Bioenergy Industry

September 25, 2014

Breakthrough Research Looks at How Cellulose is Produced

September 24, 2014

Canfor, Pacific Bioenergy Partnering on New Pellet Plants

September 22, 2014

Statements by West Coast Leaders on the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit

September 18, 2014

Call For B.C. Offsets

September 16, 2014

Bioenergy Plant Should Boost Conifex Timber Inc.

August 18, 2014

Boeing Looking to Used Cooking Oil, Tobacco for Biofuel

August 15, 2014

First International Standards in Solid Biofuels Published

August 5, 2014

U.K. DECC Model Confirms Greenhouse Gas Benefits of North American Pellets

August 5, 2014

WorkSafeBC Pinpoints Wood-Dust Concerns at Pellet Plants

August 1, 2014

Bioenergy Generators With Capacity up to 100 kW are Now Eligible for BC Hydro’s Net Metering Program

July 28, 2014

BC Pellet Producers Step Up to Reduce Dust Explosion Hazards

July 28, 2014

FutureMetrics Presents White Paper on Black Pellets

July 28, 2014

Financing Closes on Merritt Green Energy Project

July 24, 2014

Burning Wood for Power can be Low Carbon, UK Government Finds

July 23, 2014

BC’s Carbon Neutral Capital Program for Post-Secondary Institutions Supports Bioenergy

July 22, 2014

Mission, BC, Pellet Plant Plan Moving Forward

July 10, 2014

Rising EU Wood Pellet Use Drives Surge in Imports

July 2, 2014

Pellet Plant Proposed for Nanaimo

July 2, 2014

UBC’s ‘Microbe Sniffer’ Could Steer Next Generation Biorefining

June 30, 2014

Climate Action in British Columbia, 2014 Progress Report

June 26, 2014

Minister Rickford Announces Call For Proposals for the Next Phase of Investments in Forest Products Innovation

June 26, 2014

239 Million Euros Available in 2014 for Proposals Under the European Commission’s LIFE Funding Program

June 16, 2014

Report Highlights Benefits of Coal-to-Biomass Conversions

June 11, 2014

UNBC Expanding Biomass Power

June 10, 2014

Dust Control Expertise Offered to B.C. Pellet Industry

June 6, 2014

Report Provides Global Overview of Bioenergy, Biofuel Development

June 3, 2014

Bioenergy Plant Scores Another First for Northern B.C.

June 3, 2014

Paradigm Environmental Technologies’ Microsludge System Featured in APEGBC’s “Innovation” Magazine

June 2, 2014

West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution

June 2, 2014

U.S. Seeks to Cut Power Plant Carbon Emissions by 30 Percent

May 30, 2014

U.S. Wood Pellet Exports Double in 2013 in Response to Growing European Demand

May 29, 2014

In B.C., Power Plants Fuelled by Sawmill, Logging Waste to Produce Electricity This Year

May 22, 2014

Federal Funding Now Available for B.C. Communities Can Support Community Energy Systems

May 21, 2014

Pellet Business Opportunity in Revelstoke

May 20, 2014

B.C. Partnership to Provide Wood Feedstock for Pacific BioEnergy Corp. Pellet Mill

May 16, 2014

The State of Pyrolysis in Canada

May 15, 2014

Mercer Considers Entering Pellet Trade

May 6, 2014

Climate Change “Has Moved Firmly Into the Present”, U.S. Report Says

May 5, 2014

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Begins Development on 7th Pellet Mill in B.C.

April 30, 2014

B.C. Congratulates Washington State for Climate Action

April 29, 2014

Speakers Announced for Advanced Biofuels Symposium in Ottawa

April 28, 2014

Biodiesel Leads GHG Reductions in B.C. Fuels

April 28, 2014

BCUC Review to Get Commission Back to Setting BC Hydro Rates

April 25, 2014

New ISO Wood Pellet Standards Published; Safety Effort Begins

April 24, 2014

Could Revelstoke, B.C. Become Home to a Bioenergy Facility?

April 23, 2014

“Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Liquid Biofuels From Biomass” – IEA Task 39 Newsletter

April 23, 2014

North American Pellet Export Growth Continues

April 15, 2014

Ontario Ends Coal-Fired Energy Generation

April 14, 2014

Lavington, B.C. Pellet Mill One Step Closer

April 14, 2014

Company Pulls Out of Chase, B.C. Pellet Plant Proposal

April 11, 2014

NASA and NRC to Test Alternative Aviation Fuels

April 11, 2014

Penticton Group Wants to Put Old Wood to New Use

April 8, 2014

From Wood Waste to Valuable Energy

April 7, 2014

Trees May Soon Have Major Role in High-Tech Energy Storage

April 7, 2014

“Micro-SOP” Component of Standing Offer Program Under Development by BC Hydro

April 4, 2014

UBC Researchers Genetically Engineer Trees for Easier Biofuel, Pulp Processing

March 28, 2014

Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy Created

March 28, 2014

B.C. Joined by Mexico and France in Pricing Carbon

March 28, 2014

WPAC’s Murray a Finalist for Sustainability Award

March 12, 2014

Opinion: Forest Industry is Green Contributor to Canada’s Energy Future

March 11, 2014

Local Group Begins Business Plan for Wood-Waste Heating System in Nakusp

March 4, 2014

B.C.’s Carbon Neutral Capital Program Expanded

March 3, 2014

Municipalities Vie for Power From Metro Vancouver Incinerator

February 26, 2014

Agriculture Innovation Gets Boost Through Growing Forward 2

February 25, 2014

Delta Dairy to Farm Methane From Waste for FortisBC

February 25, 2014

Conifex Banking on New Bioenergy Power Plant to Bolster Bottom Line

February 20, 2014

Can Biochar Slash B.C.’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Offer Lucrative New Markets?

February 20, 2014

Switch to Biofuel Heating May be One Green Footstep for Vancouver

February 18, 2014

B.C. Forests to Fuel China’s Energy Needs?

February 14, 2014

Legislative Changes to Benefit Bioenergy Sector

February 14, 2014

Real Torrefaction? Pellets From Coffee Grounds

February 12, 2014

Opinion: Scientists Certain Human Activity Causes Climate Change

February 11, 2014

Biomass Energy System Proposed for Nakusp

February 4, 2014

B.C. Leads the Country in Climate Change Planning

February 3, 2014

New Technique Makes Gasoline-like Biofuels From Plant Waste

January 29, 2014

Pellet Plant Plans Upset Residents

January 24, 2014

Western Canada’s Forests are Fuelling Greener Heating

January 21, 2014

Volvo Using Biomass for Carbon-Neutral Manufacturing

January 21, 2014

Audi to Develop Biofuel With Global Bioenergies

January 15, 2014

Canfor Making $8 Million Capital Investment in Biomass-Fired Energy System at Fort St. John Sawmill

January 15, 2014

Wood Pellets Help the North Break Its Diesel Habit

January 15, 2014

“Green Diesel” a Sustainable Jet Fuel: Boeing

January 14, 2014

Pellet Plant Could Solve Northwest Waste Wood Woes

January 9, 2014

How Rhubarb Molecules Might Power a Future Grid

January 7, 2014

Manitoba Introduces Biomass Energy Support Program, Bans Petroleum Coke, Coal Burning

January 6, 2014

Pellet Plant Opponents Consider Legal Action

January 6, 2014

UBC Pellet Workshop Presentations Now Online

2013

December 18, 2013

Tolko Pellet Plant Gains Spallumcheen Support

December 12, 2013

December IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Newsletter Highlights Canada’s Recent Progress on Transportation Biofuels

December 12, 2013

Nexterra Announces First U.K. Power Project

December 12, 2013

New Capacity Will Grow Canadian Pellet Exports

December 9, 2013

Agreement in Place for Terrace Pellet Plant

December 5, 2013

Biogas Association’s “Canadian Biogas Study – Benefits to the Economy, Environment and Energy” is Now Available

December 4, 2013

Is This the Future of Farming in the Fraser Valley?

November 29, 2013

BCBN and UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre Highlighted in B.C. Government Press Release

November 29, 2013

Conifex Announces Closing of Funding for 36 Megawatt Bioenergy Power Project

November 27, 2013

Pinnacle Renewable Resources’ Prince Rupert Terminal Nears Completion

November 27, 2013

Chase Votes for Pellet Plant Rezoning

November 26, 2013

New Report Recommends Heating Nelson With Hot Water Biomass Energy

November 25, 2013

B.C. Biomass Sustainability Brochure Released

November 21, 2013

“What Korean Pellet Market”?

November 20, 2013

Fibre Access is Main Issue at Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM

November 19, 2013

Pacific Carbon Trust to be Transitioned into Government

November 19, 2013

Canada Only a Quarter of the Way to Greenhouse Gas Target

November 14, 2013

Financing Closes on Fort St. James Clean Energy Project

November 14, 2013

International District Energy Association Releases Guide on Sustainable Energy for Canadian Market

November 14, 2013

Pellet Plant Remains a Hot Topic in Chase

November 12, 2013

USDA Funds Research to Convert Beetle-Killed Trees to Bioenergy

November 7, 2013

Forest Products Association of Canada Seeks Additional Funding for “Investments in Forest Industry Transformation” Fund

November 6, 2013

Greenhouse Gas Levels Hit New Record High

November 4, 2013

Government and NRC Announce Funding for Industrial Bioproducts

October 30, 2013

Western Innovation Initiative Provides $100 Million for Commercialization

October 29, 2013

Spanish Company Awarded Two B.C. Bioenergy Contracts

October 28, 2013

Pacific Coast States Joining B.C. to Price Carbon

October 28, 2013

Province Invests in First Nations to Create a Green-Energy Future

October 28, 2013

Forest Waste Used to Develop Cheaper, Greener Supercapacitors

October 28, 2013

Telkwa B.C. Bioenergy Plant Coming Online

October 24, 2013

U.S. Pushes to Develop Commercially Viable Bio-oil

October 23, 2013

Plans for Lillooet Pellet Plant Look Promising

October 17, 2013

The Fire Interface Rural Screening Tool, FIRST Heat, Now Available

October 10, 2013

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Makes $40 Million Available to Support Projects That Reduce GHG Emissions or Enhance Carbon Sequestration From Biological Sources

October 10, 2013

NRC Launches “Bioenergy Systems for Viable Stationary Applications” Program at CanBio Conference

October 1, 2013

Tolko Could Fuel Downtown Kelowna Energy

September 30, 2013

CANplus Quality Certification Now Available Through Wood Pellet Association of Canada

September 24, 2013

Pulp Industry Energy Research Gets $2.7M Funding

September 20, 2013

FAA Creates Center of Excellence for Biobased Jet Fuel at Washington State University

September 13, 2013

Giant Pandas Contribute to Biofuels Research

September 9, 2013

Wood Pellet Plant Proposed for Chase, B.C.

September 6, 2013

Opinion: Renewable Energy Vital for First Nations and Remote Communities

September 3, 2013

UNBC’s Bioenergy Plant Achieves Highest Level of Environmental Certification

September 3, 2013

Wood Biomass an Untapped Resource, Climate Group Says

August 19, 2013

Stoking the Home Fires – Canada’s Pellet Heat Market

August 13, 2013

Biomass Power Association is Planning the First Ever National Bioenergy Day (U.S.) for October 17, 2013

August 8, 2013

BioTalent Canada Partners With Scotiabank on New Talent

August 8, 2013

North American Wood Pellet Exports Up 50 Percent

August 8, 2013

Canadian Ethanol Production to Increase Slightly in 2013

May 2, 2013

UBC’s Biomass & Bioenergy Research Group to Hold Pellet Workshop in Vancouver

April 23, 2013

North American Pellet Exports Explode by 60%

April 18, 2013

Canadian Biochar Consortium is Launched Today

April 16, 2013

Statistics Canada Now Tracks Wood Pellet Exports

March 27, 2013

World Bioenergy Association: More Biofuels Needed in the Transport Sector

March 21, 2013

UVic Considering Biomass Thermal Energy Plant

March 15, 2013

Northern B.C. Village to Get Biomass Heating System

March 14, 2013

FortisBC Receives Green Economy Leadership Award

March 6, 2013

Provincial Funding Sparks Green Upgrades in BC School Disitricts – Including Bioenergy

March 4, 2013

Biomass ORC System Commissioned at Nechako Lumber

February 28, 2013

Ballard Fuel Cell System to Operate Using Biomass-Generated Hydrogen in California

February 21, 2013

B.C. Bio-coal Project Gets $1 Million Shot in the Arm

February 20, 2013

New Legislation Supports Mid-Term Lumber Supply, Bioenergy

February 14, 2013

B.C. to Examine Pricing For Carbon Offsets

February 12, 2013

Media Spotlight on Canadian Wood Pellet Industry

February 7, 2013

FPInnovations Formalizes Research Efforts With NRCan

February 6, 2013

Online Tool Helps Evaluate Biomass Projects

January 29, 2013

Wood Pellet Exports to Europe Up Dramatically

January 7, 2013

B.C. to Host Business Forum Focussed on Investment With India

2012

December 10, 2012

BC Makes Funding Changes to Wildfire Protection Program

November 5, 2012

AEBIOM Statement: Biomass Delivers Climate Change Benefits

October 31, 2012

NRC Flies Jet Powered by 100 Percent Biofuel

October 9, 2012

B.C. Government’s “Beyond the Beetle: A Mid-Term Timber Supply Action Plan” Aims to Increase Bioenergy Opportunities

September 18, 2012

SAFE Certification Ready For Pellet Sector

August 30, 2012

Nexterra, Stopford Partner for Bioenergy Projects in the U.K.

August 29, 2012

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Releases Report on Dust in Pellet Mills

August 2, 2012

Alaska’s First Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plant Operating

July 31, 2012

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Releases Report on Pellet Co-Firing

July 27, 2012

Canada and NWT Partner to Support Biomass Industry

July 24, 2012

Nexterra Opens Biomass Energy Plant in Tennessee

July 13, 2012

B.C. Unveils Technology Sector Strategy

June 26, 2012

U.S. and Canada Cooperate on Biofuels, Clean Energy 

June 26, 2012

New Tenures Promote Bioenergy, Cut Back on Wasted Wood

June 22, 2012

New Drying Technology Moves to Commercial Trials

June 18, 2012

Air Canada to Conduct First Flight With Sustainable Biofuel

June 8, 2012

B.C., Ontario Score Highest in Environmental Progress

May 20, 2012

Labour Market Study Exploring Aboriginal Youth Employment Opportunities in BC’s Clean Energy Sector

May 20, 2012

Wood Pellet Association of Canada Report on European Pellet Market Now Available

May 18, 2012

Premier Announces Biomass Supply Agreement Between Two B.C. Companies and Korea

May 2, 2012

Bioenergy Key to Reopening Canfor’s Radium Sawmill

May 2, 2012

Pratt & Whitney to Build Heat Recovery Plant in B.C.

April 24, 2012

Carbon Capture For Greenhouses Unveiled

April 20, 2012

British Columbians on Provincial Government Climate Change Action – Ipsos Reid Poll

April 17, 2012

Aquaponics Greenhouse in McBride, B.C. to Employ Biomass CHP System

March 23, 2012

Madison’s Timber Preview Feature Story on BC – Korea Bioenergy Collaboration

February 14, 2012

Washington State Senate Passes Bioenergy Bill

February 10, 2012

“Clean Economy” Opportunities Part of Joint BC – Washington 2012 Action Plan

February 3, 2012

Natural Gas Fuelling New Economic Opportunities

January 6, 2012

Nanaimo Forest Products to Sell Bioenergy to BC Hydro

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BC Bioenergy Network
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