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Provinces sign on to national climate deal

Canada is moving forward with a pan-Canadian climate deal that includes the target of reducing GHGs by at least 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Biomass North gets funds for bioeconomy strategy

The federal and provincial governments are investing $216,792 in Biomass North to establish 13 demonstration facilities across the region.

Work stoppage halts B.C. biomass power plants

Construction of biomass-fuelled power plants in Merritt and Fort St James, B.C., have stalled due to a dispute between the construction company and a sub-contractor.
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WPAC: Eliminating coal power in Canada

With Canada signed on to virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada believes wood pellets producers have a significant opportunity to convince provincial governments and power utilities to convert coal power units to wood pellets. » Read more...

Ontario town considers district energy model

The northeastern Ontario town of Cochrane is in preliminary discussions with the province to see Cochrane Power supply the district instead of the provincial grid. » Read more...

Feds, Quebec funds wood-plastic composites production

White Birch Paper’s Papier Masson mill in Gatineau, Que., is receiving $12.5 million to produce wood fibre for the production of wood-plastic composites. » Read more...

Sawmilling show to highlight energy from wood

LIGNA 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the wood products industry, will highlight renewable fuel options for waste wood, chips, and sawdust. » Read more...

Pellets 2017

January 31-February 1, 2017
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Lignofuels 2017

February 1-2, 2017
Location: Helsinki, Finland » >>Learn More