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Ontario to build $42M RNG plant

The Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas plant will be the largest of its kind in the province. It will transform biogas created by decomposing organic waste (landfill waste) into RNG.

The role of wood pellets in meeting climate change goals

Today, an increasing amount of wood waste is being turned into wood pellets in Canada. Those pellets are used around the world to produce clean energy and to displace fossil fuels – supporting efforts to meet important global climate change targets.

Pinnacle appoints Duncan Davies as new CEO

Effective Nov. 1, 2020, Duncan Davies will be the new CEO of Pinnacle, replacing the current CEO, Rob McCurdy, whose retirement plans were announced earlier this year. Davies will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors, which he joined in April 2020.

Federal government invests $13M in six Indigenous biomass projects

Funding includes $4,168,000 for the Sagatay Cogeneration Limited Partnership to help them develop engineering plans for a biomass cogeneration system that will reduce the community’s dependence on diesel fuel for heat and electricity.

Greenlane Renewables signs $7.7M supply contract for Florida RNG project

The project is anticipated to generate 171,000 MMBtu annually of RNG upon completion, which will be injected into the local interstate gas pipeline system.
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Positioned for success: Pinnacle upgrades its Williams Lake plant

To combat the issue of a changing fibre supply, in Q1 2019, Pinnacle decided to move forward with plans to upgrade the dryer at the Williams Lake facility, transitioning from a rotary dryer to a Stela bed dryer. The upgrades were completed over the summer, and has brought production capacity back up to 230,000 tonnes per year. » Read more...

WPAC puts spotlight on climate change, sustainability at annual conference

This year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference and AGM, held virtually because of the pandemic, ran from Sept. 22 to Sept. 24. It attracted nearly 500 professionals from across North America and around the world. Here are some of the key takeaways. » Read more...