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RICanada has 'mixed reaction' to Ottawa's $776 million in funding for clean fuels

It has "serious concern" over the apparent exclusion of ethanol among the supported biofuel categories. "The Canadian ethanol industry, a critical component of our national biofuels landscape and a major economic contributor, faces significant risks from this exclusion, particularly in Ontario," it said.

Canfor touts progress towards net-zero, DEI improvements in annual sustainability report

Canfor has released its 2023 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities and tracks performance against its goals. “Our sustainably-produced forest products are in demand as the world continues to shift to a low-carbon economy," said Kevin Edgson, president and CEO, Canfor Pulp.

Proposed U.S. legislation aims to power electric cars with renewable electricity from forest byproducts

This legislation would allow facilities generating renewable electricity from forest biomass like woodchips or sawdust to "finally" participate in the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, which forces fossil fuel companies to subsidize alternative energy.

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Winners of 2024 Canadian Biomass Awards announced

Biomass professionals from across Canada gathered for a virtual celebration last week as the winners of the inaugural Canadian Biomass Awards were announced. Awards were handed out in five special categories, recognizing the work of both individuals and organizations across the country.  » Read More...

‘Scratching the surface’: Jesse Douglas sees tremendous promise to reshape energy landscape

Turning waste into energy was a “revelation” for Jesse Douglas, the CEO and founder of Green Impact Partners, and a big reason why he was drawn into the biomass sector. » Read More...

'Unlock new markets': Ontario's Renfrew County issued 'AA' rating by BDO Zone Initiative

Ontario's Renfrew County, located near Ottawa, has been issued a BDO Zone 'AA' rating — the first such distinction for pulpwood in the province and an indication of a robust outlook for its woody biomass sector. » Read More...

EcoEngineers expands services under Canada’s Clean Fuel Regulations, secures enhanced accreditation

EcoEngineers, a consulting and auditing firm specializing in energy transition, has expanded its services in compliance with the Canadian Clean Fuel Regulations (CFR). » Read More...


New report: Managing the risk of combustible gas in drum dryers

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) and the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) have released a report that summarizes the key actions plant operators can take to manage the risk of combustible gas in drum dryers. » Read More...

5 steps to enhance safety of direct-heated belt dryers

As belt dryers have become more common, the pellet industry has experienced several safety incidents over the past few years. In response, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada has developed a Fact Sheet for the safer operation of direct-heated belt dryers. » Read More...

10 tips to extend the life of biomass dryers

As with most machinery, frequent and thorough maintenance can extend the life of biomass dryers, and help avoid unexpected dryer shutdowns. » Read More...