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April 3, 2018 - Benefuel is a renewable energy company that utilizes their patented ENSEL catalyst technology to produce a low carbon intensity biodiesel from a variety of food and agriculture waste streams, with high yields. The biodiesel produced meets and exceeds the ASTM 6751 standard, the highest market designation.
April 2, 2018 - After reaching record high volumes every year from 2010-2016, Asian woodchip imports actually declined in 2017. But even as demand growth slows, some of the region's top woodchip producers are already struggling to maintain export volumes. Prices for softwood chips have spiked in early 2018, and the potential for future hardwood chip shortages is explored in detail by the International Pulpwood Trade Review 2018 (IPTR18), released by RISI, the leading business intelligence provider for the global forest products industry.
March 28, 2018 - A new report from environmental groups says the plans to halt coal power plant construction in China, the U.S. and India are not enough to meet international climate change goals.
March 23, 2018 - Index Energy is on a mission to encourage diversion from landfills, clean energy use and provide district heating for the Town of Ajax, Ont., just east of Toronto.
March 20, 2018 - In February the federal government announced a new program that will fund renewable energy projects in diesel-reliant communities. The program, called Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities, will dole out $220 million over six years for projects that support clean technology or develop local capacity in one of Canada’s 200 communities or industrial sites that rely on shipments of diesel fuel for power and heat.
March 19, 2018 - Clean Energy Canada has released its annual report on Canada's transition to clean energy. The report, Energy Disrupted: Five trends driving the global energy transition, identifies areas in which Canada can grow and contribute to global clean energy growth, and Canadian companies that are leading the way.
March 14, 2018 - Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, launched the over-$500-million Low Carbon Economy Challenge, in Vancouver.
March 14, 2018 - Released today at GLOBE Forum 2018, WaterTAP’s newest report “Water: The next frontier on the path to a low carbon economy” asserts that clean water technology is vital to meeting GHG emissions targets.
March 13, 2018 - The Board of Directors of the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is pleased to announce that Dave Lehane has been appointed chair of the BCFSC, effective March 22, 2018. Dave takes over from Ken Higginbotham, who retired at the end of 2017.
March 7, 2018 - If you’re a supplier to the forestry, bioenergy, biofuels or bioproducts sectors, you won’t want to miss the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition taking place on June 6-8 in Prince George, B.C.
March 5, 2018 - Natural wood has been used to build structures for centuries, but it has its limitations. Even after pre-treatment, temperature changes like extreme heat can make wood expand causing it to weaken.
March 2, 2018 - L’Oréal USA has announced plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019 for all 21 of its U.S. manufacturing and distribution facilities with a financially sustainable approach that could potentially serve as a model to support new renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the future.
March 1, 2018- BioNB has announced the launch of its first Annual Report for your review. This report demonstrates the wonderful growth and development that has been taking place in New Brunswick’s bioscience community over the past year. We believe this growth is demonstrative of the impact of the bioscience sector on the province’s economic success.
Feb. 28, 2018 - The federal budget tabled yesterday by Finance Minister Bill Morneau includes more than $3 billion for environmental initiatives to help address climate change, support conservation and move to a low-carbon economy.
Feb. 16, 2018 - The federal government is looking to fund projects that will reduce reliance on diesel fuel in rural and remote communities, most of which are Indigenous. 
Feb. 14, 2018 - Prodesa, the leading company in designing and building complete pellet production plants, and FutureMetrics, the leading consultancy to the pellet sector, are teaming up under a new partnership agreement. Under the agreement, FutureMetrics operations expert, John Swaan, will lead a team that trains the operators of new Prodesa pellet plants throughout the startup and commissioning phases of the project.
Feb. 2, 2018 - Duke Energy has renewed a long-term power purchase agreement with a 50 MW biomass facility in North Carolina, continuing the company's pursuit to diversify its electricity mix with biomass and alternative energy.
Feb. 1, 2018 - Chief Donny Van Somer of the Kwadacha Nation can still vividly recall the moment almost seven years ago when he first began thinking about the possibility of reducing his community’s carbon footprint with renewable energy.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Enerkem has signed an agreement with China's Sinobioway Group worth over $125 million in the form of equity investment in Enerkem Inc., future licenses, equipment manufacturing and sales, as well as for the creation of a major joint venture that will lead the construction of over 100 Enerkem state-of-the-art facilities in China by 2035. The announcement was made in the presence of the Premier of Quebec, Philippe Couillard, during his China trade mission.
Jan. 17, 2018 - Ottawa is funding six forestry and biomass projects in B.C. in an effort to encourage innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities.

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