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USDA announces 30% transportation biofuel goal by 2050

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is aiming for biofuels to make up 15 per cent of transportation fuels by 2030, and 30 per cent by 2050 by increasing the production of renewable energy feedstocks.

Two BC municipalities eyeing waste wood biomass projects

The Regional District of Central Kootenay and the City of Nelson in B.C. are both investigating the possibility of using waste wood to produce heat or power in their communities.

Brightmark to expand New York dairy biogas project

Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste to energy development company, has expanded its Western New York dairy biogas project to partner with six total farms throughout the region.

IKEA Finland using Neste renewable diesel for home deliveries

Since the fall of 2019, IKEA has gradually started using Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its home deliveries in the Helsinki capital region and around Raisio, a town in south-western Finland.

Spanish university looks to produce biofuels from syngas

Irish waste-to-energy company EQTEC has been awarded a contract for the upgrade of the existing syngas research and development facility at the University of Extremadura in Badajoz, Spain.
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New standards will boost investment in Canada’s bioeconomy

"By identifying over 200 common risk indicators across dozens of risk factors, the new Canadian Standards for Biomass Supply Chain Risk offer something that has long been missing from the bio-industry: a reliable and accurate way for the capital markets to price feedstock risk," write Ecostrat's Jordan Solomon and Taylor Whitfield. » Read more...

Progressing Canadian pellet producers’ interests

Wood Pellet Association of Canada executive director Gordon Murray reflects on the association’s 2019 accomplishments and looks ahead to goals in 2020 that will progress the interests of pellet producers across the country. » Read more...