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Alberta pledges support for new renewable energy

The Alberta government has announced a firm target of 30 per cent of electricity used in the province will come from renewable sources by 2030. >> Read full article

Aurora Wood Pellets issues RFP to clear land

N.W.T.-based Aurora Wood Pellets is taking another step towards launching production by issuing a request for proposals to harvest the wood at the future site of the pellet mill. >> Read full article

Atlantic Power allowed to burn more rail ties

Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd., the company behind a biomass-fuelled energy plant in Williams Lake, B.C., has been approved by the province to burn more shredded rail ties. >> Read full article

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Pellet industry faces challenges, but also growth

With the wood pellet industry hurting from low fuel prices, warm winters, and unhelpful government policies in many countries, is there a light in the gloom? The potential of global markets was the topic de jour for Day 1 of the annual Wood Pellet Association of Canada conference, taking place in Harrison Hot Springs, B.C., this week. >> Learn More…


Biofuels are not a 'blunder': canola growers

"In our opinion, biofuels are a home run for the environment and the rural economy," writes Steve Pratte, a policy manager with Canadian Canola Growers Association. >> Read full article

Bill Gates invests millions in biofuel company

Pennsylvania-based biofuel company Renmatix has announced a $14 million investment, led by Bill Gates. >> Read full article

Quebec biorefinery project receives funding

The Quebec government is contributing a grant of up to $1.5 million to BioĂ©nergie La Tuque to support techno-economic feasibility studies. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

DEMO International 2016

September 22, 2016
Location: Maple Ridge, B.C. >> More Info

Alberta and Saskatchewan’s Clean Energy Transition Conference

September 26-27, 2016
Location: Calgary, Alta. >> More Info

SFI Annual Conference

September 27-29, 2016
Location: Clearwater Beach, Fla. >> More Info