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November 26, 2018

Pinnacle posts record volumes in Q3

Pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Energy increased its third-quarter revenues 6.4 per cent compared to 2017 numbers, and shipped a record 421,000 metric tons.

Bioheat blunders

Over the 10 years of biomass heating development in the North America, Ecostrat's Pat Liew has witnessed many mistakes that often led to project failure. Read his list of typical mistakes and how to avoid them.

Ontario utility launches offering off-grid co-gen power

OOM Energy has developed a system that it says takes customers off the power grid, and provides electricity that is cheaper, more reliable, and environmentally friendly.

BioVectra receives BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award for Company of the Year

“You don’t have to be in Toronto or Montreal or Vancouver, obviously, to be a globally successful company in the biotech sector,” says P.E.I. BioAlliance executive director Rory Francis. “And, one of the absolutely best examples in Canada is BioVectra.”

Enviva announces off-take contracts with Mitsubishi

Enviva will be the exclusive, long-term imported biomass fuel supplier to the Aioi Bioenergy Corporation, a joint venture converting an existing oil-fired power plant to biomass.
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Barrette-Chapais invests $70M in industrial pellet plant

“There have always been ups and downs in the chip market, especially the latter, but one thing is inevitable – newspaper consumption is going down,” explained Benoit Barrette, president of Granule 777 and the Barrette-Chapais sawmill. “So we decided to create an alternative ourselves.” » Read more...

Building a combustible dust incident database

“How would process safety across the nation be impacted if more companies in Canada were open to sharing and learning from close call incidents?” asks Chris Cloney, director of DustEx Research Ltd. Read about how the Combustible Dust Incident Database can offer a platform. » 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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