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Renewable Industries Canada welcomes publication of CFS draft regulations

RICanada says the draft regulations represent an important step forward in Canadian policy towards recognizing the full value of clean fuels like ethanol, biomass-based diesel, renewable natural gas, and green hydrogen in the fight against climate change.

BC government creates $9.3M fund to help forest sector with COVID-19 costs

“This $9.3 million fund will help forestry businesses keep their employees on staff, and their communities safe with the additional costs they’ve already faced related to COVID-19,” said B.C. Minister of Forests Katrine Conroy in a statement.

Ontario invests $5.3M to help offset forestry companies’ COVID-19 safety costs

The funds will help small and medium-sized forest sector businesses offset the cost of setting up sanitizing stations, providing enhanced cleaning, additional worker training, measures to increase physical distancing, and the purchase of personal protective equipment.

New FutureMetrics white paper, dashboard explores impact of biomass carbon capture

This new white paper shows how the combination of sustainably sourced wood pellet fuel and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) used in an existing coal-fueled power station that has been modified to use pellet fuel can achieve negative CO2 emissions.

Gevo contracts Koch Project Solutions for expansion projects

“We are excited to bring Koch resources to bear on the advancement of Gevo’s low-carbon hydrocarbons,” said Paul Switzer, president of Koch Project Solutions.
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Canadian Biomass’ top 10 stories in 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other, thanks to COVID-19. But with wood pellet producers declared essential early on in the pandemic, along with other energy producers, progress continued to be made in our industry. Here are Canadian Biomass’ top 20 feature stories of the year. » Read more...

Feds publish proposed Clean Fuel Standard regulation

Under the proposed CFS, producers and distributors of fossil fuels would have to reduce their carbon content by 2.6 per cent by 2022 and 13 per cent by 2030. Companies can do this either by reducing carbon emissions released during the production and use of those fossil fuels, or by earning credits to apply against emissions. » Read more...