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Drax announces financial results for 2021, ‘a transformational year’

Drax reported Adjusted EBITDA of £398 million in 2021, and shared its plans for 2022. The company is targeting eight Mt pa of wood pellet production capacity and four Mt pa of biomass sales to third parties by 2030.

Feds invest $132K for SEREX to test wood fibre packaging materials

The investment will allow the Amqui CCTT to test the technical properties of products developed from wood fibre, and help implement projects with small and medium sized enterprises. It will also help SEREX improve its capacity for innovation and technology transfer, and create one new job.

SBP provides update on certification operations in Russia, Belarus

SBP has recommended that SBP Certificate Holders monitor the situation and take precautionary measures as appropriate. The organization is currently assessing its position relative to the continuation of certification operations in Russia and Belarus.

Emissions Reduction Alberta commits $2M to four carbon capture projects

The Alberta-based projects were chosen through the ACT consortium’s recent Call for Proposals, and are supported by additional investments from eight countries to support their commercialization.
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Scaling-up straw: Alberta farmer, engineer look to turn straw into pellets

Caith and Campbell Cameron, co-founders of the start-up Wintergreen Pellets in Didsbury, Alta., have been exploring the viability of turning straw into pellets that can be used to replace or supplement coal and wood pellets. Canadian Biomass gets an inside look. » Read more...

International panel confirms important role of wood pellets

The recently released International Panel on Climate Change 6th assessment report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, submits the growing demand for biomass offers both opportunities and challenges to mitigate and adapt to climate change and natural resource constraints. » Read more...

New guidance on managing air emissions from small solid biomass combustors highlights importance of wood biomass

The scope of this guidance manual covers the thermal heat energy (th) generated by biomass-fueled boilers and heaters larger than residential size (>50 kW/th) and smaller than industrial size (typically <5 MW/th). » Read more...

Drax donates £280K to support humanitarian effort in Ukraine

The sum includes £30,000 of employee match funding from Drax’s employees based in the UK, U.S. and Canada, maximizing its collective impact to help those fleeing the conflict. » Read more...

Stora Enso stops all production and sales in Russia

“The war in Ukraine is unacceptable and we are fully behind all sanctions. We will now focus all our attention on supporting our customers and the well-being of our employees,” says Annica Bresky, president and CEO. » Read more...

Video highlights the benefits of ENplus

A short three-minute video, in French and English, explains why the ENplus certification standard has grown to become the world-leading premium quality scheme for wood pellets. » Read more...

RNG Forum 2022

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