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March 25, 2019

Eliminating boiler barriers in Canada

In spite of our cold climate and high production of wood pellets, wood pellet boilers are not common in Canada. Dutch Dresser and Gord Murray explain why technical certification barriers to installing European boilers in Canada are preventing the growth of a domestic heating market.

Lawsuit attacks EU's approval of biomass in RED II

The lawsuit asks for the court to reverse provisions made in RED II that allow EU member states to include forest wood in their renewable energy targets and subsidies.

SMU researcher studies purpose-grown biomass crops

Research into how poor-quality, marginal land can be used to produce biomass as a potential revenue stream for farmers is underway at Saint Mary’s University in Nova Scotia.
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Nihtat Corp eyes pellet plant development in NWT

The Nihtat Corporation in the Northwest Territories is receiving a $220,000 federal investment to conduct a capacity development study looking into wood-based biomass options, including a pellet plant, in the Beaufort Delta region. » Read more...

Wheat-based biofuels facility set for construction in Alberta

Strathmore, Alta., is the chosen site of a new $285-million construction project that will see a first-of-its-kind wheat-based biofuels facility producing denatured ethanol, biogas, and electricity. » Read more...

Alberta outlines long-term renewable electricity targets

Alberta plans to add 5,000 MW of green generation, $10 billion in new private investment and create 7,000 jobs by 2030. Of that 5,000 MW, 1,500 MW will be created by through Indigenous participation. » Read more...

VIDEO: A look inside CHAR Technologies' plant

Canadian Biomass recently toured CHAR Technologies' high temperature pyrolysis plant in London, Ont. The company produces a range of biochar products, including SulfaCHAR and CleanFyre. CEO Andrew White gave us a warm welcome! » Read more...

World Bio Markets

April 1-3, 2019
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Argus Biomass 2019

April 8-10, 2019
Location: London, U.K.
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