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October 23, 2019

Pinnacle announces new off-take contract in Japan

Under the terms of the contract, Pinnacle will supply 100,000 metric tons per annum of industrial wood pellets to Mitsui beginning in Q3 2023.

Suncor investing $50M in Enerkem

Suncor first participated in the ownership of Enerkem in April 2019 as part of a $76.3 million equity financing alongside Enerkem’s existing shareholders. With this new investment, Suncor becomes a significant, strategic shareholder of Enerkem.

Drax strengthens biomass sustainability policy, appoints advisory board

“With stronger policies in place and an independent board to challenge us every step of the way, we will be setting the standard for others to follow,” said Drax Group CEO Will Gardiner.

Hazelton, BC pellet plant set to open in 2021

The $50-million-plant might be operating as early as Q1 2021. It would produce 100,000 pellets per year and create 45 direct jobs, along with 44 indirect jobs.

American Biogas Council denounces EPA’s new RFS rule

“The Trump Administration simply cannot be trusted to properly administer the Renewable Fuel Standard. The actions taken so far are killing project development, the creation of jobs and private investment,” said Patrick Serfass, executive director of the American Biogas Council.
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Arterran Renewables scales up production of hydrophobic pellets

Vancouver-based Arterran Renewables is commercializing their third-party validated process that produces a “drop-in” solid biofuel specifically designed to replace thermal coal at a low cost. » Read more...
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Scaling Up Bio conference looks to deliver a ‘bio-circular economy’

The theme of this year’s Scaling Up Bio conference, taking place Nov. 4-6 in Ottawa, is “Delivering a Bio-Circular Economy.” Conference organizer Jeff Passmore says making the bioeconomy part of the circular economy is key to ensuring public and government support. » Read more...

National Bioenergy Day

October 23, 2019
Location: North America
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International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference – IBBC 2019

October 27-30, 2019
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
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Lignofuels Americas

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

November 4-6, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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Process Safety Workshop: Bow Tie Analysis

November 13, 2019
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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