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WPAC: Demonstrating the sustainability of using woody biomass for electricity

In February, WPAC executive director Gordon Murray gave a presentation on the sustainability of biomass for energy at the IEA Clean Coal Centre’s (IEACC) workshop on co-firing biomass with coal. Here are some key takeaways.

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.

Greenfield Global producing hand sanitizers, disinfectants to fight COVID-19

The company has adjusted its production to maximize disinfectant, hand sanitizer, pharmaceutical and food processing materials to supply the North American market.

DEMO International postponed to 2021

Based on the current circumstances and uncertain timelines, and to comply with the stated policies and requirements from Public Health authorities, DEMO International 2020 has been postponed until 2021.

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.
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Podcast: Andrew White on the potential of biochar

In the third episode of The CFI Podcast, hosted by Canadian Biomass’ sister magazine CFI, editor Ellen Cools spoke with Andrew White, CEO of CHAR Technologies, about the potential biochar presents for the forest industry. » Read more...

Future wood pellet demand delayed: webinar

On April 13, more than 230 people tuned in for a one-hour webinar to hear William Strauss, Ph.D., president of FutureMetrics, share insights about the impact of COVID-19 on the industrial wood pellet industry, sponsored by WPAC. Here are some key takeaways. » Read more...