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October 28, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Last chance to register for WPAC 2015!
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Brazil biomass generation at record levels

Brazilian sugar cane-based biomass power plants generated a record 3,207GWh in August, up 9.5pc over the same period of 2014, according to the electricity clearinghouse CCEE… >> Read full article

Green Plains buys idled ethanol plant in Virginia

Green Plains Inc. has paid $18.25 million for an ethanol plant in Virginia, the latest in a string of consolidations as vast supplies and low crude oil prices squeeze industry profits… >> Read full article

Conditions needed for forest-based biorefinery success

Join FPInnovations’ Tom Browne for his presentation, “Technical and economic conditions for success of the forest-based biorefinery,” on December 16… >> Read full article

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Last chance to register for WPAC 2015!

WPAC 2015 is less than a week away, so register now before you miss your chance to fuel your future!

Registration for the conference includes two networking receptions, including an east coast kitchen party, and full access to the conference sessions and exhibit floor.

Learn about the potential for a domestic industrial pellet market; the latest in managing combustible dust; global and European pellet market updates; fibre procurement and supply challenges; what’s new in competition and innovation, and much more.

There are also a few spots still available for the Wood Pellet Quality Certification Workshop, so take advantage and register now for WPAC 2015!

WPAC 2015 takes place from November 3 to 5 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax. >> Learn More…


LignoBoost plant handed over to Stora Enso's Sunila mill

Stora Enso's Sunila mill employees are now running the Valmet-supplied LignoBoost lignin separation plant… >> Read full article

Feedstock tax barrier removed by India Government

Aemetis, Inc. announced that the Government of India Revenue Department removed an important tax barrier to expanding biodiesel production in India… >> Read full article

Location announced for 10th annual Algae Biomass Summit

The Algae Biomass Organization announced that the 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place from Oct. 23 to 27, 2016 at the Renaissance Glendale Phoenix Hotel & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz… >> 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