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Alberta carbon capture plan fizzles
Apr. 27, 2012, Calgary, AB - It appears that all three companies involved in a carbon capture plan in Alberta have dropped out, leaving the plan with little hope of recovering.
Bioenergy could employ 50,000 in UK
Apr. 27, 2012 - A report by the UK’s National Centre for Biorenewable Energy, Fuels and Materials (NNFCC) suggests that biomass could deliver up to 50,000 jobs by 2020.
Canfor's $40 million investment includes bioenergy
Apr. 27, 2012, Vancouver, BC - Canfor Corporation announced that it will be proceeding with capital improvement projects totaling approximately $40 million in its sawmill facilities in the Kootenay region of British Columbia.
BC sawmill explosion prompts safety reviews
Apr. 26, 2012, BC - After the two explosions at sawmills in BC within the last three months, WorkSafeBC has ordered immediate investigations into sawdust levels and other possible hazards to determine what could have caused these unfortunate accidents and if they can be prevented.
UK launches renewable energy hub
Apr. 26, 2012, London, UK - More than twenty companies have signed a partnership agreement to turn the North Sea into a major renewable energy hub focusing on offshore wind power, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is set to announce.
Biofuel groups ask for for DOE funding
Apr. 25, 2012, Washington, DC - Numerous groups involved in military and aviation biofuel production have drafted a letter to the US Department of Energy for funding to help launch an inter-agency project to aid in increasing production.
Second worker dies from Prince George explosion
Apr.25, 2012, Prince George, BC - The fire that happened at the Lakeland sawmill late Monday evening has claimed its second victim, newspapers report.
Maryland launches wood stove rebates
Apr. 25, 2012 - The Maryland Energy Administration is beginning a $50,000 pilot program that will provide rebates to help residents with the repayment of wood and pellet stoves.
Virdia unveils new facility in Virginia
Apr. 25, 2012, Redwood City, CA - Virdia has announced the opening of its demonstration facility at its new technology center in Danville, Virginia at the campus for the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.
Chemrec teams with China for advanced biofuels
Apr. 24, 2012 - Chemrec has signed a cooperation agreement with China Tianchen Engineering Corporation to provide an integrated offering of Chemrec plants and gasification technology.