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Applications being accepted for SDTC Tech Fund
August 29, 2014, Ottawa, Ont. - Sustainable Development Technology Canada is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs. The SD Tech Fund is now open for applications until October 15, 2014.  | READ MORE
Methes Energies enters historic feedstock agreement
August 28, 2014, Las Vegas, Nev. - Methes Energies International Ltd. announced that it has entered into a feedstock credit facility with a major provider of credit to the renewable fuels industry (the "Lender"), which will provide Methes all the feedstock that is required to run at full current capacity (1 million gallons per month or approximately 40 railcars per month).  | READ MORE
Newfoundland continues talks with Rentech
August 28, 2014, St. John’s, Nfld. – The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is continuing its discussions with Rentech about the potential for a new pellet plant in the province just as New Brunswick boosts its efforts to attract the pellet industry.  | READ MORE
Cdn. biotech company buys Michigan power producer
August 28, 2014, Saskatoon, Sask. – Biotech company Prairie Plant Systems Inc. (PPS) announced it has purchased Traxys Power Group Inc. (TPG). The company will be renamed P.M. Power Group Inc. as part of the acquisition.  | READ MORE
Report analyzes diminishing biofuel targets
August 28, 2014, London, UK  - The U.S. is considering reducing its biofuels target for 2014 from 18.2 billion to 15.2 billion gallons, while the EU has lowered its ceiling on food-based biofuels used in the transportation fuel mix from 10% to 7%, in moves that slow the urgency around the industry’s growth and biofuels’ role in wider renewable targets, according to GlobalData.  | READ MORE
Manitoba introduces new research grants

August 27, 2014 - The Manitoba government has doubled the Biomass Energy Support Program funding to $1 million, with the additional $500,000 of new funding targeted to applied research projects that will support the growth of the biomass industry, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced.

Ontario Biomass Producers host field day

August 27, 2014 The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-operative and Switch Energy are hosting a field day to connect industry experts in the biomass and plastic industry on September 5, 2014.

Pellet plant feasibility study launched for Miramichi
August 21, 2014, Miramichi, N.B. – The provincial government’s forestry plan has stimulated a $400,000 private investment from Northern Energy Solutions to examine the potential of constructing a pellet plant in the Miramichi region.  | READ MORE
New WPAC AGM agenda released
August 20, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) has released the new agenda for their 2014 AGM, coming to the Marriot Pinnacle hotel in downtown Vancouver November 17-19.  | READ MORE
Revelstoke biomass gets huge response
August 20, 2014, Revelstoke, B.C. – A Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) for a biomass facility in Revelstoke, B.C. has been met with a huge response from the industry, with over 50 responses received by the community.  | READ MORE
Mill closure hurts Maine's biofuel efforts
August 18, 2014, Old Town, Maine – The shutdown of Old Mill Fuel and Fiber is hurting regional efforts at expanding biofuel opportunities in the paper industry.  | READ MORE


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