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Pinnacle and Drax Biomass rebrand to Drax

“We have made good progress integrating Pinnacle and this rebrand will provide a firm foundation for the business to meet the expected growth in global demand for sustainable biomass and our negative emissions technology BECCS,” said Drax’s executive vice-president of pellet operations Matt White.

Resolute purchases Quebec cogen facility

“With this cogen, we will maximize the use of biomass from our regional operations, generating green power and providing a platform for future growth and enhanced competitiveness in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region,” said Remi G. Lalonde, president and chief executive officer of Resolute.

Drax starts operations at Leola, Arkansas pellet plant

Leola, in Grant County, Ark., is part of a $40 million investment by Drax in the state, creating approximately 30 new direct jobs across all the three sites planned for Arkansas as well as many more indirect jobs.

Biomass Canada Cluster, AgroBioHeat to host webinar on developing bioenergy projects in rural communities

Panel members will discuss how to evaluate, build and maintain a “bioenergy project” in a systematic approach over its expected lifetime by identifying the enabling factors and their contribution to the success of bioenergy projects in rural communities.
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Featured News 

A commitment to Canada: Q&A with Drax’s Matt White

In April 2021, Drax Group acquired Pinnacle Renewable Energy, becoming a major player in Canada. Since then, the company has announced plans to double pellet production capacity and increase the amount of pellets it sells to third parties. In a Q&A with Canadian Biomass, Drax Group’s executive vice-president Matt White shares some insights about the company’s plans for Canada and beyond. » Read more...

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announces $65M Clean Ocean Advanced Biofuels Project

In the project, Ontario-based Valent will work with a pan-Canadian team to produce Canada’s first renewable diesel from abundantly available agricultural and forestry by-products. The Clean Ocean Advanced Biofuels Project will also boost job creation across Canada creating more than 150 direct jobs. » Read more...
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ExxonMobil invests in Global Clean Energy Holdings to advance renewable diesel production, camelina expansion

The investment will help Global Clean Energy grow its proprietary camelina business in key farming regions in the United States and accelerate expansion into Europe and South America. » Read more...

Aemetis signs agreement with Japan Airlines to supply 90M gallons of SAF

This supply agreement with Aemetis builds on Japan Airline’s expanding effort for a future of net zero emission by 2050, plans to replace one per cent of its conventional jet fuel consumption with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025, and 10 per cent by 2030. » Read more...

LanzaJet, Marquis to build sustainable fuels plant in Illinois

The plant will employ on-site carbon capture and sequestration and renewable energy to produce SAF, resulting in a lifecycle greenhouse gas reduction of more than 70% compared to conventional jet fuel. » Read more...

New book explores the ins and outs of heating with wood

The book, Wood as a Fuel, consists of five volumes which describe the main wood fuels: firewood, wood chips and wood pellets. The book also covers combustion, wood ash and embedded energy, and the economic and sustainability aspects of wood fuels. » Read more...

Women in Forestry Virtual Summit 2022

Location: Online
Date: March 8, 2022
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RNG Forum 2022

Location: Drummondville, Que.
Date: April 5-7, 2022
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