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Pinnacle completes multi-million dollar upgrades at Williams Lake facility

Pinnacle Renewable Energy recently began running a new bed dryer at its facility in Williams Lake, B.C. The new dryer can handle and evaporate more water from fibre and is better for the environment.

Four takeaways from Dust Safety Week 2020

Dust Safety Week 2020 came to an end on June 26 after five days of sharing exclusive content focused on combustible dust best practices, technical information and solutions to help pellet plants keep their operations and operators safe. Here are some of key takeaways.

‘Open doors in Japan’: Japanese wood chip, wood pellet demand expected to grow

On June 2, Canadian Biomass and WPAC presented a free webinar in partnership with FutureMetrics, sponsored by Player Design Inc., on Japan’s ongoing expected growth in the biomass power market. Here are some key takeaways.

UBC researchers to produce pellets from under-utilized agricultural biomass

The research project, which has received $2.4 million in funding for four years, provides the UBC Biomass & Bioenergy Research Group the opportunity to produce and commercialize pellets from under-utilized and low-quality agricultural residues in Canada.

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.
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Toronto organics processing facility to convert food waste to RNG

The City of Toronto, in collaboration with Enbridge Gas Inc., is installing equipment at its Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility, which will upgrade the biogas produced from processing food waste into RNG. » Read more...

Canada’s Indigenous communities: a key part of sustainable biomass energy

With an increasing role as stewards and decision-makers on the land-base, Indigenous people are integral to the sustainability of Canada’s forests into the future. As a result, the Canadian wood pellet sector is poised to grow its economic ties with Indigenous people and businesses. » Read more...