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Study: BC wood fuel could cut coal power emissions by 85%

The study suggests that British Columbia, which is rich in untapped forest resources, could provide clean fuel in the form of thermochemically pretreated wood pellets.

Renewable energy made up three quarters of new capacity in 2019

IRENA’s annual Renewable Capacity Statistics 2020 shows that renewables expanded by 7.6 per cent last year, with Asia dominating growth and accounting for 54 per cent of total additions.

Prodesa to supply two pellet plants in Belarus

The projects expect to come online in early 2021 and deliver up to 20 tonnes/hour of industrial wood pellets.

New York biofuel plant supplying ethanol for hand sanitizer

The plant is producing over 100,000 gallons a day of tech-grade ethanol for businesses that halted operations to meet the urgent sanitizer needs of hospitals and at-risk communities.

Drax, UK rail companies work to maintain biomass supplies during COVID-19

Severe storms and flooding in the area near Drax in February resulted in damage to the rail tracks. GBRf has been working closely with Drax to reschedule rail deliveries and maximize capacity on the rail link while the repairs are completed.
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WPAC: Demonstrating the sustainability of using woody biomass for electricity

From Feb. 25-27, WPAC executive director Gordon Murray attended the IEA Clean Coal Centre’s (IEACC) workshop on co-firing biomass with coal. Here are some key takeaways from his presentation demonstrating the sustainability of biomass for energy. » Read more...

FPAC, industry groups, donate $36K to food banks

In an effort to bolster support for Canadian families in need, 18 national and regional industry associations and partners, including FPAC, donated a total of $36,000 to the Ottawa Food Bank, Food Banks Canada, and food banks across the country. » Read more...