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Dec. 22, 2017 - Looking back at 2017 – Canada's 150th birthday – there were many notable success stories for Canadian biomass companies, and over the year we were able to visit a handful of projects and share those stories with our readers. 
Dec. 19, 2017 - Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) today announced an ARCTIC Innovation Challenge to find technologies that will convert the by-products associated with producing renewable natural gas (RNG) into commercially viable products, such as organic fertilizer.
Dec. 19, 2017 - FutureMetrics projects that Japanese demand for biomass fuels – including wood pellets, palm kernel shells (PKS), domestic biomass, and imported woodchips – will increase 351 per cent from 2017 to 2025 as Japan embraces biomass as a significant part of its energy future. Wood pellet demand alone is projected to reach nearly 10 million tonnes by 2025.
Dec. 18, 2017 - WorkSafeNB is investigating after a biomass boiler explosion sent three people to the hospital in Edmundston, N.B.
Dec. 14, 2017 - Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) congratulates Environment and Climate Change Canada on their release of the preliminary Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) regulatory framework, serving as a critical step to achieve the Government of Canada’s ambitious commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 megatonnes, by 2030.
Dec. 14, 2017 - The federal government has released its Clean Fuel Standard with the aim of publishing draft regulations by late next year.
Dec. 14, 2017 - The New Brunswick government is moving forward with a plan to eliminate the use of coal at its Belledune Generating Station by pledging $7 million to find a new fuel source, officials announced yesterday.
Dec. 14, 2017 - A biomass district heating project at Lake Babine Nation in central B.C. is on hold after phase two of the project was denied federal grant funding.
Dec. 11, 2017 - Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) has launched a public awareness campaign on the environmental and economic benefits of biofuels mandates. Dubbed ‘Facts Don’t Lie’, the campaign is designed to educate the public on the role of biofuels in reducing carbon emissions from transportation.
Dec. 8, 2017 - In 2013, the Town of Riverview, a suburb of Moncton, N.B., had a workspace problem. The town’s public works garage needed to be replaced with a larger, more functional workspace for the town’s Department of Engineering and Department of Public Works and Parks.
Dec. 6, 2017 - U.S. demand for renewable energy is forecast to reach 12.6 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2021, according to Renewable Energy: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Demand for solar energy is forecast to rise 20 per cent per year, the fastest among the resource segments. Government incentives and renewable portfolio mandates will propel rapid expansion in solar energy production capacity and demand. In addition, falling component prices and suppliers' improving installation experience are deflating project costs.
Dec. 6, 2017 - In a matter of days a frightening situation at Pacific BioEnergy turned into a remarkable one with important lessons learned for pellet producers.
Nov. 30, 2017 - Robynne Anderson, a member of Bioenterprise Corporation’s Board of Directors has been inducted into the prestigious Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2017.
Nov. 27, 2017 - The federal government has launched a clean growth program that will fund clean technology projects in the areas of energy, mining and forestry. 
Nov. 23, 2017 - International technology group Andritz has received an order from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a new biomass power plant to be built on the premises of the MES shipyard in Ichihara in the Chiba Prefecture, some 30 kilometres to the east of Tokyo, Japan. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.
Nov. 22, 2017 - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with five key venture capital firms investing in the Canadian bioeconomy and cleantech space.
Nov. 21, 2017 - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes Natural Resources Canada’s Clean Growth Program launched Monday in Ottawa.
Nov. 20, 2017 - Yvon Pelletier, chairman of FPInnovations’ board of directors, has announced the appointment of Stéphane Renou as president and CEO.
Nov. 20, 2017 - Shell and bio-bean announce that together they are helping to power some of London's buses using a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
Nov. 17, 2017 - Enerkem is receiving $3.5 million from the federal government for the final phase of its municipal waste-to-biofuel facility in Edmonton. 

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