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Boeing, COMAC open joint biofuel facility
October 23, 2014, Hangzhou, China - Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) have opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 1.8 billion liters of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil.  | READ MORE
Biomass best solution for Nelson
October 23, 2014, Nelson, B.C. – The City of Nelson has determined that biomass is the best solution for a new energy system for a block of buildings in its downtown core.  | READ MORE
Air France-KLM flying weekly biofuel flights
October 22, 2014, Paris, France – Air France-KLM have announced that they will run weekly flights from Paris to Toulouse using biofuel.  | READ MORE
North American pellet shipments plateau
October 22, 2014, Seattle, Wash. - Total shipments of wood pellets from North America to Europe plateaued in 2014 after almost four years of continuous increases. During the first two quarters of 2014, exportation from Canada and the U.S. were just over 1.3 million tons in each of the two quarters. This was down from the all-time-high of almost 1.4 million tons in the 4Q/13, according to the latest issue of the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR).  | READ MORE
Limited spots available for SBP Workshop at WPAC AGM
October 21, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – There are still a few spots remaining for the Sustainable Biomass Partnership workshop being offered as part of this year’s Wood Pellet Association of Canada Conference & AGM next month in Vancouver.  | READ MORE
WBA releases fact sheet on pellets
October 21, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden – The World Bioenergy Association has released its newest fact sheet: Pellets – a fast growing energy carrier. The pellet fact sheet is the sixth in a series of documents intended for media and industry as verifiable, easily referenced source of information.  | READ MORE
Can WorkSafeBC address combustible dust?
October 21, 2014, Victoria, B.C. – On the heels of the latest explosion in the B.C. wood products industry, it has been suggested that perhaps WorkSafeBC needs to have more clout in order to get compliance from the industry.  | READ MORE
Purden Lake and Ski looks to utilize bioenergy
October 20, 2014, Prince George, B.C. – Purden Lake and Ski Resorts Ltd. is looking at sustainable ways to replace its dependence on diesel fuel thanks to students from the College of New Caledonia in Prince George.  | READ MORE
GTI partners with Millar Western on bioenergy project
October 20, 2014 - Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is working with Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. to help harness clean energy from pulp mill wastes as part of an exciting Bioenergy Effluent Project (BEP).  | READ MORE
New catalyst could improve biofuel production
October 16, 2014, Pullman, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently.  | READ MORE
Gale's Gas brings E30 to Ontario
October 16, 2014, St. Catharines, Ont. – The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association is lauding the efforts of Gale's Gas Bars in bringing E30 gasoline to Ontario. Gale's has sixteen sites throughout Niagara and E30 will be offered at 143 Welland Avenue, in St. Catharines, beginning October 16, 2014. E30 is a blend of 30 per cent ethanol and 70 per cent petroleum fuel for use in "FlexFuel" vehicles, which are specially designed to run on higher ethanol blends (like E30).  | READ MORE


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