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January 7, 2015
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U.S. ethanol production hits record high

A strong supply of corn and high purchase price for ethanol causes record production in the U.S. in late 2014. >> Read full article

Three injured in B.C. pellet plant fire

Three people were injured at Pinnacle’s Burns Lake wood pellet plant after a fire broke out in a drying unit. >> Read full article

Canfor, Pacific Bioenergy partnering on new pellet plants

Canfor and Pacific Bioenergy announce a partnership to build pellet plants in Chetwyn and Fort St. John, providing an extra 175,000 tonnes of annual pellet production in B.C. >> Read full article

BioAmber announces public offering of common stock

As BioAmber continues its construction of the Sarnia-based bio-succinic acid plant, the company commenced a public offering of 2,800,000 common shares. >> Read full article

Agreement signed to launch Gitxsan bioenergy project

First Nations groups join forces with a Korean consortium to begin work on a 200,000 tonnes/yr white and torrefied black pellet production facility in Carnaby. >> Read full article

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Resolute opens its Thunder Bay pellet plant

The new plant will provide 45,000 tonnes of pellets for the OPG Atikokan plant, as well as produce pellets for other international customers. >> Learn More…

 
 NEWS 
 

Enerkem officially opens Edmonton facility

Enerkem opens its waste-to-biofuel production plant at the City of Edmonton’s waste management facility. >> Read full article

Methes Energies enters historic feedstock agreement

Methes Energies enters an agreement that will guarantee supply of the feedstock needed to run its biodiesel operations at capacity. >> Read full article

Rentech acquires New England Wood Pellet

Rentech, who was one of the biggest newsmakers in the Canadian biomass industry in 2014, purchased New England Wood Pellet in May. >> Read full article

OPG Atikokan opens for biomass

The long-anticipated conversion of the OPG Atikokan power generation facility to biomass was completed in 2014, opening for power production in September. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

3rd Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference

February 18-19, 2015
Location: Montréal, Qué. >> More Info

International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 20-22, 2015
Location: Minneapolis, Minn. >> More Info

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

June 1-4, 2015
Location: Minneapolis, Minn. >> More Info