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July 17, 2019

First Nation to upgrade biomass district heating system

Ottawa has announced a $2.7-million investment for the Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation to upgrade and expand the community’s existing biomass district heating system.

Pinnacle adds new off-take agreements in Japan and South Korea

New contracts increase Pinnacle’s contracted backlog to $6.9 billion and introduce a second customer in South Korea.

EPA proposes biofuel quota increase

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the mandated volume of biofuels blended into fuels in 2020.

Pulp wood fibre costs trend upward, but expected to fall

The cost of wood fibre for the world’s pulp industry has trended upward for over two years because of higher demand and a tightening regional supply of wood fibre.

Anellotech biomass pre-treatment technology reduces ash content

The company has successfully demonstrated that its patent-pending biomass pretreatment process significantly reduces the mineral content of loblolly pine at a 20 metric ton/day scale.
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WPAC registration opens

‘Stronger together’: WPAC 2019 opens registration

Registration is now in full swing for the Wood Pellet Association of Canada AGM and Conference, taking place at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa Sept. 24-25. This year’s agenda features industry-leading speakers focused on policy and legislation, global and domestic markets, certifications, co-firing and power utilities, safety, innovations, and more. » Read more...
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Pellet boiler reduces BC schools’ heating costs

Cataline Elementary in Williams Lake, B.C., recently collaborated with neighbouring Thompson Rivers University (TRU) for a mechanical upgrade and a new 400-kW biomass pellet boiler, which have reduced their energy costs for heating. » Read more...

Biomass North Forum 2019

September 17-19, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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2019 WPAC AGM and Conference

September 24-26, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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Lignofuels Americas

October 30-31, 2019
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
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Scaling Up 2019

November 4-7, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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