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Op-ed: Biofuel program too expensive

Canada's biofuels policy, while modestly successful in improving the environment, achieves its outcome at too high a cost, according to members of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission. >> Read full article

Viridis sells Okanagan Pellets to U.S. company

Viridis Energy Inc. has closed on the sale of the Okanagan Pellet brands to American Biomass Corporation Inc. >> Read full article

Finnish researchers offer test methods for lignin

A Finnish research institute has developed biorefinery test methods to facilitate the sale of lignin and development of new products. >> Read full article

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Steps to avoid poor pellet performance

Making wood pellets appears to be a simple and straight forward process: Take wood chips or sawdust and dry the material to a specified moisture content, mill to a very small particle size, press into a pellet, and load into bags or into bulk carriers. The reality of making wood pellets is far more complex. >> Learn More…


Ontario biomass power plant ran continuously

Ontario Power Generation’s biomass-fuelled plant Atikokan ran continuously for more than a month to support Hydro One’s transformer replacement work. >> Read full article

White paper compares pellets with natural gas

A new white paper from FutureMetrics compares two scenarios for lowering carbon emissions in the power generation sector, one involving natural gas and the other wood pellets. >> Read full article

Canada, U.S. testing biomass oxy-PFBC facility

Natural Resources Canada and the U.S. Department of Energy have commissioned an oxy-fired pressurized fluidized bed combustion (oxy-PFBC) pilot test facility in Ottawa. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

BioCleantech Forum

November 1-3, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info

Exporting Pellets Conference

November 6-8, 2016
Location: Miami Beach, Fla. >> More Info

Scaling Up Conference

November 14-16, 2016
Location: Ottawa >> More Info