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Performance BioFilaments receives funding for filtration material for N95 masks

Performance BioFilaments is one of three companies that received funding from the NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) and Innovative Solutions Canada to research and develop alternative methods of filtration material for use in face respirators and masks.

Xebec, Fonds de solidarité FTQ launch fund to boost RNG production in Quebec

Xebec and the Fonds will each initially invest $10 million into the partnership. Over time, the organizations expect that the partnership could receive an aggregate $100 million in equity capital from Xebec, the Fonds and other investors.

Harmick Engineering develops method to produce sugars, ethanol from wood chips

The company’s CelloFuel Portable Biomass Refinery allows mills to produce sugars and ethanol from sugar beet, sugarcane, sweet sorghum, softwood wood chips and straw.

Greenfield Global creates Greenfield Cares Fund to help frontline organizations

"Through the Greenfield Cares Fund, we will be supporting local organizations to help those being hardest hit by COVID-19 in the communities where we live and work,” said Greenfield Global president and CEO Howard Field.

UK Biomass-fired power breaks record in May

Total biomass output in the UK reached 1.73 TWh in May, while biomass-fired generation hit 2.33 GW.
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PRODESA, to start assembly of its new belt dryer

Prodesa is involved in the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the new belt dryer for the 210.000 ton/year capacity pellet plant, owned by Northern Pellet Limited Partnership, which is a joint venture between Pinnacle Renewable Energy and Tolko Industries Limited.
Located in High Level, Alberta (Canada), the 325-m2 size belt dryer is now under construction and will be soon producing pellets that will be mainly exported to power producers located in Europe and Japan.
The equipment will partially have a second product layer, key to achieve not only a homogenous drying but also an excellent quality of the product and a reduced electricity consumption. Learn More
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Pacific Bioenergy leads the way with salvage and reforestation program

In 2019, PacBio began salvage harvesting in the Bobtail, the first time in B.C. that a bioenergy license has been used for large-scale salvage. Just as reforestation activities were set to start up, the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. But PacBio found an innovative solution. » Read more...

NextFor launches EOI for lignin commercialization challenge

The purpose of the EOI is to launch a $1 million joint investment challenge to support a project which will establish or increase the commercial readiness of lignin-based platforms. » Read more...