Oct. 12, 2017 - While technology for carbon capturing has advanced significantly to trap up to 90 per cent of carbon emissions from smokestacks, energy experts say cost remains a significant barrier to widespread implementation.
Oct. 12, 2017 - CO2 Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Hago Energetics Inc. and Breathe Applied Sciences Private Limited will separately partner with CO2 Solutions in the Carbon XPRIZE. These two new partnerships bring the total number of entries to six for CO2 Solutions in this competition, including the corporation's two own entries converting CO2 into biofuels from respectively coal and natural gas flue gas streams.
Oct. 11, 2017 - Simon Fraser University (SFU) and SFU Community Trust are collaborating with Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc., on a $33-million community-based biomass project called the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility (BMDEU).
Oct. 3, 2017 - Rob McCurdy, chief executive officer of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., the longest-established wood pellet producer in Western Canada, is this year's EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Pacific winner.
Sept. 27, 2017 - Japanese investors have set their sights on biomass energy to take advantage of government subsidies, raising questions about how the projects will find sufficient wood fuel.
Sept. 28, 2017 - We know the majority of Canadians live within 160 kilometres of the U.S. border. I’ve read various stats, most of which peg the number between 70 and 90 per cent. And less than one per cent of the population lives in Canada’s northern territories, which represent about 40 per cent of the country’s land mass.
Sept. 26, 2017 - BioNB, New Brunswick’s bioscience agency, awarded ADI Systems the New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award on Thursday September 21 at the annual industry event, Innovation at the Market. Over 150 members of the business and research community gathered for the presentation of the award and the celebration of the substantial growth experienced by the province’s bioscience sector in recent years.
Sept. 22, 2017 - British power producer Drax said chief executive Dorothy Thompson will step down after 12 years in the role, Reuters reports. | READ MORE
Sept. 22, 2017 – The release of the 2018 “Canada’s Clean50” list celebrates the accomplishments of 50 sustainability leaders in 16 widely different categories. The Lifetime Achievement honouree list is led by a posthumous award for Sharkwater film maker Rob Stewart. Others include, Federal Environment & Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox and Vancouver MP Joyce Murray. Many of 2018 Clean50 champions have achieved measurable success in fighting climate change while helping Canada shift towards a low carbon economy and building a more prosperous future.
Sept. 14, 2017 - Researchers in the Energy Bioengineering Group at the University of Calgary are bringing bioreactors into Grade 5 classrooms with a new program aimed at getting students interested in science and clean energy.
Sept. 13, 2017 - Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board says that – after conducting a multi-year engagement with experts and stakeholders – it is changing the way the board calculates employer premium rates, adding the process will be easier for employers to understand, and more accurately reflect the risks associated with operating their businesses.
Sept. 11, 2017 - The global waste-to-diesel market is expected to reach USD 942.78 million by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Sept. 8, 2017 - As part of a $377.6-million transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, Kruger Inc. is investing $4.8 million in its Biomass Cogeneration Plant adjacent to the Brompton Mill.
Sept. 7, 2017 -The semi-finalists have been chosen for the 2017 edition of The BioInnovation Challenge (BIC).
Sept. 5, 2017 - Whitecourt Power is investing $14.3 million into the refurbishment of its biomass power facility that has been turning wood waste into electricity for more than 20 years in Whitecourt, Alta.
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