March 11, 2018 - A lawsuit filed March 4 in the European General Court in Luxembourg takes issue with forest biomass provisions in the EU's 2018 Renewable Energy Directive (RED II), which the plaintiffs claim harm forests and increase greenhouse gas emissions.
March 7, 2019 - Canada produces about three million tonnes of wood pellets a year, putting us in second place globally. Almost all of what we produce is exported. Despite being one of the coldest countries on earth and wood pellets being a low-cost energy source, less than one per cent of Canadian homes and businesses are heated with wood pellets.
Feb. 27, 2019 - The Alberta government has unveiled the latest long-term targets for its Renewable Electricity Program (REP) that aims for 30 per cent renewable electricity in the province by 2030.
Feb. 19, 2019 -The biomass boiler market is expected to exceed more than US$ 10 Billion by 2024; Growing at a CAGR of more than 18 per cent in the given forecast period, according to a report from Market Research Engine.
Feb. 12, 2019 - The federal government is investing up to $7 million in a biomass research cluster led by the BioFuelNet Canada Network. Funding for the research cluster will include an additional $3.1 million in contributions from industry, for a total investment of $10.1 million.
Feb. 7, 2019 - French utility EDF and the Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition recently approved a programme of work leading up to a decision on the Ecocombust project.
Jan. 29, 2018 – Lystek International, the Cambridge, Ont.-based provider of advanced biosolids management solutions, has executed an agreement to continue managing the City of North Battleford, Saskatchewan’s biosolids for another five years.
Jan. 28, 2019 – Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) recently announced that its consolidated subsidiary, SIGMA POWER Ariake Corporation (SPAC) has signed a collaboration agreement with Omuta City of Fukuoka Prefucture. Toshiba already announced that it has reinforced Toshiba Group’s capabilities for renewable energy generation with the construction of a new biomass power plant in Omuta City through SPAC.
Jan. 25, 2019 - The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power plant market. Whereas biomass subsidisation schemes have recently also experienced positive amendments in Europe, Asian countries are currently reducing this kind of support for the first time. This is one of the results of a new ecoprog market analysis.
Jan. 23, 2019 - There are many who believe that biomass is the future of Canada’s chemical industries. Bio-based products are redefining industrial and consumer products by integrating renewable, biological raw materials into a wide range of products including bio-plastics, surfactants, bio-lubricants, cosmetics, enzymes, and pharmaceuticals produced from non-food biomass and crops as well as waste streams.
Jan. 22, 2019 - The global wood pellet market size is projected to reach USD 15.47 billion by 2025 expanding at 9.2 per cent CAGR, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Jan. 14, 2019 - Environmental advocacy group ClientEarth is suing the European Investment Bank (EIB) over a $69-million loan to build a biomass power plant in Galicia, Spain.
Jan. 14, 2019 -The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Portuguese scheme to support biomass energy installations located close to forest areas regarded as "critical", due to the risk of fires.
Researchers develop economical biofuel extraction processApril 22, 2019 - Taking a step closer to a…
Fire damages Georgia wood pellet storage siteApril 22, 2019 - A fire at a Port of…
Cielo sells first 5K litres of biodiesel made from wood wasteApril 23, 2019 - Vancouver-based Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. has…
USDA, International Biochar Initiative certify Aries Clean Energy biocharApril 22, 2019 - In conjunction with the celebration of…
Report critical of federal fuel-specific carbon pricing regulationApril 23, 2019 - New federal government carbon pricing regulations for…
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