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BC, FESBC invest $27M in BC biomass and forestry projects

Thirty-eight biomass and forestry projects will receive $27 million from the governments of B.C. and Canada and FESBC. The project grants are intended to help create jobs while increasing the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned as slash.

Scaling Up Bio 2019: Collaborating to ‘make the future happen’

At the Scaling Up Bio 2019 conference from Nov. 4-6, in Ottawa, speakers discussed the challenges and opportunities facing Canada’s developing bioeconomy.

Coast Funds, BC invest in renewable energy in the Great Bear Rainforest, Haida Gwaii

The initiative, launching in early 2020, will see $7.9 million in new investments made with coastal First Nations towards transitioning their remote communities’ fossil fuel-dependent electrical grids to renewable energy sources.

Boiler maintenance best practices

Canadian Biomass spoke to three biomass boiler experts to learn some of the best practices and tips for boiler maintenance.

Final Thoughts: Fueling the bioeconomy with agricultural residues

Dr. Donald Smith, director and CEO of BioFuelNet Canada, explains how the Biomass Canada Research Cluster will boost ag-biomass in Canada and help grow the country’s bioeconomy.
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Granule 777 comes online

Pursuing pellets: Granule 777 comes online

Chapais, Que., is now home to the biggest wood pellet plant in Eastern Canada, Granule 777. The $70-million plant, built by Barrette-Chapais sawmill, began operating in September and has a total production capacity of 210,000 tonnes per year. » Read more...
Landing RNG

Landing RNG: Prince George landfill harnesses the power of household waste

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George owns and operates the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill and is partnering with provincial utility FortisBC to produce Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) – a purified biomethane – for the province’s gas grid. » Read more...

2020 Value of Biogas West Conference

January 14-15
Location: Vancouver
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International Biomass Conference & Expo

February 3-5
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo

March 10-12
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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EUBCE 2020

April 27-30
Location:Marseille Chanot, France
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