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Driving efficiencies: Pinnacle, Tolko partner to bring Alberta’s newest pellet plant online

About 180 kilometres shy of the Northwest Territories border is Pinnacle Renewable Energy’s newest pellet mill in High Level, Alta. – an operation the company shares with Tolko Industries Ltd. in a 50-50 limited partnership.

Mark your calendars! New pellet safety webinar series coming soon

Safety is the foundation of our pellet industry. Our work around safety never ends; we are constantly striving for new ways to improve safety whether it be the equipment we use or the processes that support good, safe decision making.

Negotiated sale underway for entire Zilkha pellet mill in Selma, Ala.

A negotiated sale of the entire Zilkha pellet mill in Selma, Ala. is underway. In addition to machinery and equipment, hundreds of tons of finished product are available for sale.

From pellets to power: Inside North America’s first power plant to be converted from coal to biomass

Instead of being decommissioned with the other coal-fired plants, in 2014, the Atikokan, Ont., generating station became North America’s first plant to be converted from coal to biomass.

Expander Energy moving ahead with Slave Lake biomass/gas to liquids plant

It will produce net-zero carbon-intensity diesel fuel, jet fuel and blue hydrogen, and is to be the first in a series of plants planned for the Slave Lake area, which could eventually reach more than 200 million litres per year with an approximate total project cost of $800 million.
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Green generation: Inside GM Canada’s $28-million cogen project using renewable landfill gas

In August 2020, the company announced it had completed a $28 million cogeneration project that uses renewable landfill gas (LFG) from a local landfill to power and heat its St. Catharines, Ont., Propulsion Plant. » Read more...

Fuel from flax: Saskatchewan-based start-up looks to produce biofuel from flax straw

When most people hear the words “flax straw,” they don’t think about biofuel. But a new start-up based in Regina, Sask., called Prairie Clean Energy wants to change that. » Read more...
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