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September 30, 2015
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N.S. pellet plant destroyed by fire

A small wood pellet production facility in Cookville, Nova Scotia was destroyed by fire. According to CBC News, the pellet plant burned for a few hours before firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control. The one-storey industrial building was completely leveled in the blaze. >> Read full article

Biomass a solution for NWT energy woes?

The President of the North West Territories Biomass Energy Association is calling on the territorial government to put a greater focus on pellet heat as a potential solution for the region’s looming energy crisis. >> Read full article

WPAC early bird ends this Friday!

Now is your last chance to take advantage of the special early bird rate for the WPAC Conference and AGM. >> Read full article

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Is Ontario a biomass superpower?

According to a recent article and video posted by the Business News Network, Ontario has the ability to produce more fuel than Alberta. >> Learn More…


Examining panda poo for biofuel research

Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel. >> Read full article

Westervelt achieves SBP certification

Westervelt Renewable Energy has achieved Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certification from NSF Sustainability, a division of global public health organization NSF International. >> Read full article

Energy-efficient method for producing nanocellulose

A group of researchers from Japan and France is being awarded the 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for their development of an energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WPAC AGM 2015: Fuelling the future

November 3-5, 2015
Location: Halifax, N.S. >> More Info

2015 BCN – Al Bio Conference

November 22-25, 2015
Location: Edmonton, Alta. >> More Info

CRFA Canadian Bioeconomy Conference

November 30 to December 2, 2015
Location: Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

Biomaterials in the P&P Sector

December 16, 2015
Location: Webinar >> More Info