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Nov. 23, 2018

US Department of Energy funds 7 CHP research projects

Seven projects will receive up to $10 million towards the research and development of technologies that enable small-to-midsize manufacturers to use combined heat and power systems.

Turboden to install world's first high-temp co-gen ORC plant

Turboden has signed an agreement with a municipal dairy in Brescia, Italy, for installation of the first high-temperature cogeneration ORC plant in the world.

Whitesand First Nation's vision of sustainability

The northern Ontario First Nation community is building a wood merchandising yard, a 5-MW biomass combined heat and power plant, and a 90,000-metric wood pellet facility.

Equipment spotlight: Boiler updates in 2018

Canadian Biomass takes a look at the newest boiler technology for Canadian customers in 2018.

Reaping residuals rewards

In 2015 Hefler Quality Lumber signed a 20-year contract to supply power from its biomass generator to the grid as part of Nova Scotia’s community feed-in tariff program.
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Greenhouse ushers in the new ecological industrial era

Heat and CO2 coming from the Resolute pulp mill in St-Félicien, Que., is powering one of the most efficient greenhouses in the country, the Toundra Greenhouse. The $38-million greenhouse project uses state-of-the-art Dutch technology to produce amazing results: 360 cucumbers growing per square metre, far more than the forecasted 275 per square metre. » Read more...

Kwadacha Nation installs wood gasification system

The gasification system is composed of three linked Borealis CHP biomass generators and a dryer. It became operational in April last year and will be used to provide heat to greenhouses, a local school, and electricity for the majority of the northern B.C. community. » Read more...

Feds earmark $6.45M for forestry and biomass projects in BC

Ottawa is funding six forestry and biomass projects in B.C. in an effort to encourage innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities. » Read more

Dalhousie University adds ORC system to biomass energy plant

The Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus in Truro, N.S., has upgraded its biomass energy plant by adding an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) system. » Read more

Power producer

Conifex’s Mackenzie bioenergy project is designed to maximize the value of the fuel coming in from the sawmill. » Read more

International Training Seminar Biomass Heating

December 3-6, 2018
Location: Linz, Austria
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Value of Biogas West

January 15-16, 2019
Location: Vancouver
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Biomass Trade and Power Europe

February 12-13, 2019
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
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