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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference postponed to 2021

Originally scheduled for June 9-11, 2020, the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition will now be held June 22-24, 2021 at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre.

Drax Biomass donates $30K to help communities affected by COVID-19, tornadoes

The funds donated include $20,000 from Drax Biomass to COVID-related relief efforts in Louisiana and Mississippi, as well as $10,000 to help communities hit by tornadoes over Easter weekend.

RNG on-road fuel use up 291% in last five years

NGVAmerica and the RNG Coalition report that in 2019 a total of 717 million gallons (gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE)) of natural gas were used as motor fuel. Of that, 277 million gallons (GGE) were renewable.

Capstone supplying equipment for Japanese biogas project

Capstone Turbine Corporation announced its first 800 kW C800 Signature Series order for a new biogas project in Japan that will utilize agricultural and animal waste to generate energy.

VTT, 52 other companies collaborating to promote alternatives to plastics

In a three-year piloting project, VTT is working with companies to scale up the manufacturing of new fibre products.
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Future wood pellet demand delayed: webinar

More than 230 people tuned in to hear insights from William Strauss, Ph.D., president of FutureMetrics, during a free one-hour webinar about the impact of COVID-19 on the industrial wood pellet industry, sponsored by WPAC. Here are some key takeaways. » Read more...

Keeping the conversation going: results of WPAC’s second social media campaign

Shaw Resources’ Lindsay Venoitte shares the results of WPAC’s most recent social media campaign. One key learning: Canadians need resources to help them compare the cost of heating their home with wood pellets against other alternatives. » Read more...