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ON launches wood heat programs

The Ontario government spending $6.7 million on pilot programs that will help northern, rural and Indigenous communities transition from diesel and oil to efficient wood and pellet heating systems.

Air Canada operates biofuel flight from Edmonton to San Francisco

On May 2 an Air Canada Airbus A320-200 aircraft flew from Edmonton to San Francisco with biofuel, the company announced.

California fire department switches to renewable diesel

The Pasadena Fire Department in California has switched much of its fleet of apparatus from operating on petroleum diesel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel.
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    Biothermic begins bulk wood pellet delivery in Thunder Bay

    Modern wood heating is receiving a boost in northern Ontario. Biothermic has announced the addition of a second bulk wood pellet delivery truck to its fleet. Garaged at the Thunder Bay, Ont., office, this brand new international truck is the first of its kind in the region. » Read more...

    Ontario invests $8M in Sarnia commercial biorefinery

    The Ontario government is committing $8 million in funding for Comet Biorefining's commercial-scale bio-based ingredient refinery in Sarnia, Ont. The $79.8-million facility will be the first of its kind in the world, converting agricultural residues, including wheat straw, corn stover and wood products, into high purity ingredients. » Read more...

    Hardwood fibre costs increase in Europe in 2017: WRQ

    Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fibre costs in the world despite a downward trend in prices for the past six years. » Read more...

    Biofuels key to success of Clean Fuel Standard: study

    Canada’s two largest biofuels stakeholders – Renewable Industries Canada and Advanced Biofuels Canada – have released the results of a new study on the economic impact of Canada’s upcoming Clean Fuel Standard. » Read more...

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