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February 17, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Biomass co-firing an energy solution for Alberta’s carbon footprint goals?
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Korea’s pellet market instability

Growth in the Korean industrial pellet market skyrocketed from 2012 to 2014. However, pellet imports had plummeted by early 2015 due to dwindling enthusiasm over pellet co-firing in Korea… >> Read full article

SFI grants announced

Grants were recently announced for 19 projects to help further understanding of the conservation benefits of managed forests, and to strengthen the connection between communities and forests… >> Read full article

South-East Pallet and Wood Products gets biomass funding

Following the announcement of funding for 12 new biomass projects across the province, one Manitoba business is excited by the prospect of future growth… >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Feature News

Biomass co-firing an energy solution for Alberta’s carbon footprint goals?

The Government of Alberta has announced its intention to phase out coal power plants and to offer incentives for wind and solar energy. While we agree that wind and solar energy are important parts of the power mix, their weakness is that they are weather reliant. Biomass, on the other hand, can be used as a direct coal replacement to provide power on demand. Biomass, if sourced sustainably, can greatly reduce net GHG emissions while providing clean renewable energy. Biomass co-firing and dedicated firing is widely used in Europe and Asia to meet climate objectives and has recently been adopted in Ontario… >> Learn More…


Canadians make top leaders list for biomass

Argus Media recently released its “Top 36 most influential leaders in the biomass industry,” and three of Canada’s industry leaders made the cut… >> Read full article

A future for biomass in Ontario

Sustainable biofuels, bioenergy have a place in Ontario… >> Read full article

Mitsui & Co. invests additional $25M in BioAmber

BioAmber Inc. has received an additional $25-million investment from Mitsui & Co. Ltd., its partner in its bio-based succinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ont… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

4th International Pellet Forum

February 23, 2016
Location: Verona, Italy >> More Info

World Sustainable Energy Days

February 24-26, 2016
Location: Wels, Austria >> More Info

Bioheat Community of Practice Workshop

March 8-9, 2016
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info

World Bio Markets 2016

March 14-17, 2016
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands >> More Info