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Decarbonizing the aviation system using bio-jet fuel

Researchers explain why switching to more energy-dense bio-jet fuel could play an important role in reducing atmospheric CO2 concentration across the country.

Feds call for proposals to reduce diesel reliance

Ottawa is looking to fund projects that will reduce reliance on diesel fuel in rural and remote communities, most of which are Indigenous.

Diacarbon pulls out of Merritt, looks to sell plant

Diacarbon Energy Inc. will not be restarting its Merritt, B.C., torrefied pellet plant. The plant, which was damaged by fire in fall 2016, is up for sale.

New 200K-tonne pellet plant to break ground in Quebec

Saint-Michel-des-Saints will soon be home to Quebec's largest pellet mill. La Granaudière will break ground in July with production expected to begin next year.

Enerkem waste-to-energy technology heading to Netherlands

The Rotterdam plant will have two production lines, twice the input capacity of Enerkem’s commercial-scale plant in Edmonton.
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Dangers of using CO2 to quench wood pellet silo fires

On July 5, 2010 a wood pellet silo in Norway exploded when firefighters released inert carbon dioxide into the headspace to lower the oxygen content and suppress a smouldering fire. The lesson from this incident, write Frank Hedlund and Jeffrey Nichols, is that the use of carbon dioxide to suppress silo fires is unsafe. » Read more...
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Burning red tape: Ontario eases boiler permitting

Ontario recently introduced new wood combustion guidelines that make the permitting process for small wood-fired combustors significantly cheaper and more efficient. This begs the question, writes Marcin Lewandowski, is the wood fuel supply chain ready? » Read more...

European Pellet Conference 2018

February 28 - March 1, 2018
Location: Wels, Austria
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BioProducts AgSci Cluster Conference

March 14, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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