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P.E.I. continues commitment to biomass heating
April 17, 2014, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Biomass heat is being used at some government buildings to reducing the province’s fuel costs, according to Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey.  | READ MORE
Forestry, bioenergy tour available for conference delegates
April 17, 2014, Prince George, B.C. - The International Bioenergy Society, FPInnovations and Wood Waste 2 Rural Heat are offering international delegates at the 6th International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition a chance to participate in a private driving tour of forestry and bioenergy operations throughout the province of British Columbia.  | READ MORE
Enerkem finalist in CCEMC Grand Challenge
April 17, 2014, Montreal, Que. - Enerkem announced that its R&D project to convert carbon from industrial waste CO2 and natural gas into chemicals, such as propanol, propionic acid and acrylic acid, has been selected as a finalist in the first round of The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) "Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses".  | READ MORE
Viridis sees positive growth in 2013
April 16, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. - Viridis Energy Inc. is reporting solid financial growth in the wake of solid fourth quarter results and expected sales for 2014. Viridis reported full year 2013 revenues of $13.9 million, an increase of $4.4 million or 46% over 2012 of $9.5 million.  | READ MORE
Ontario ends coal-fired energy generation
April 15, 2014, Thunder Bay, Ont. – Ontario has used its last piece of coal to provide power for the province.  | READ MORE
Lavington pellet mill one step closer
April 14, 2014, Lavington, B.C. – A proposed pellet mill in Lavington, B.C. is one step closer to becoming a reality.


According to a report from the Vernon Morning Star, the Agricultural Land Commission has approved non-farm use for the 7.1 acre proposed site of the mill, which is a partnership between Tolko Industries and Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group.  | READ MORE
Cuba set for major investment in biomass power
April 11, 2014, Havana, Cuba – Cuba is set to invest up to $1.7 billion for up to 19 biomass power plants across the country.  | READ MORE
NASA to test alternative fuels
April 10, 2014, Washington, D.C. - NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to conduct a series of joint flight tests to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels.  | READ MORE
Rentech welcomes new investor, settlement with CRS
April 10, 2014, Los Angeles, Calif. - Rentech, Inc. today announced that GSO Capital Partners LP, the credit investment arm of Blackstone, will invest $150 million in Rentech in the form of $100 million of convertible preferred stock and a $50 million term loan. The transactions closed on April 9, 2014.  | READ MORE
Wood pellet industry continues sustainability push
April 9, 2014, London, England — The global biomass industry is pushing for a standardized form of sustainability criteria for solid biomass, panelists at the Argus European Biomass Trading 2014 conference said.  | READ MORE
Rentech wins Newfoundland harvesting rights
April 9, 2014, Newfoundland – Rentech has won the rights to harvest land in central Newfoundland, the rights to which were formerly owned by Abitibi-Bowater.  | READ MORE


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