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Drax acquires Pacific BioEnergy’s contracts to supply 2.8Mt of biomass

These contracts are for delivery between 2022 and the mid-2030s, of which 0.3Mt is for delivery in 2022. The total incremental revenues over the contract period are around C$675 million.

Feds announce call for expressions of interest for low-carbon fuels R&D projects

Projects that receive funding will focus on three areas: industrial fuel switching, pre-commercial production of clean fuels, and the development and upgrade of hydrogen codes and standards.

Eagle Bulk Shipping completes first trip using sustainable biofuel

Based on the company’s calculations, the vessel’s well-to-exhaust CO2 emissions were reduced by approximately 90 per cent during its voyage, as compared to utilizing traditional bunker fuel.

Global bioplastics production to triple in next five years

The global bioplastics production capacity is set to increase significantly from around 2.4 million tonnes in 2021 to 7.5 million tonnes in 2026, according to European Bioplastics.
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Wildfire risk reduction project sees wood waste used for bioenergy

FESBC has funded the project which is helping to protect high risk areas as outlined in the District of Sicamous’ (DOS) Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). Some biomass, is being chipped and hauled to River City Fibre in Kamloops to be utilized for bioenergy conversion. » Read more...

WPAC: Wood pellet industry poised to help governments meet climate change goals

In his latest column published in Canadian Biomass’ Fall 2021 issue, WPAC’s Gord Murray discusses how replacing fossil fuels with sustainably harvested and produced wood pellets is a solution for today that can help fight climate change. » Read more...

Verbio now producing biofuels at Iowa plant

“Our biorefinery plant is now pumping biomethane into the gas network of Alliant Energy, a public utility company, so that it can be transported by pipeline to be sold across the nation to transport companies and at CNG filling stations,” said Greg Faith, managing director of Verbio Nevada. » Read more...

2022 Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Request for Proposals now open

$500,000 funding will be awarded to protect bottomland hardwood and other wetland forests in eastern North Carolina and southeast Virginia. » Read more...

SBP appoints new technical director

Effective Jan. 1, 2022, Nicolas Viart will be SBP’s technical director. A senior sustainability professional with extensive agriculture and international supply chain experience, Viart has proven technical and strategic competencies in advancing sustainable agendas. » Read more...

RYAM elects Vito J. Consiglio president and CEO, Boynton to retire

“Given his strengths in areas of critical importance to RYAM, including strategy deployment, technical sales and innovation, we believe Vito is the ideal CEO to lead RYAM into its next chapter of growth and success,” said Lisa Palumbo, chair of the board’s nominating and corporate governance committee. » Read more...
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Sept. 22-24, 2022
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