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March 28, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: New Sarnia sugar plant promises new jobs, future growth
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Forest Innovation Fund grants available

The Forest Innovation Fund provides support for research and development, innovative technologies, and new or improved products to optimize the fibre supply in Mountain Pine Beetle affected areas… >> Read full article

German Pellets bankruptcy plan rejected

A German court has rejected the bankruptcy protection plan filed by German Pellets… >> Read full article

Comet Biorefining awarded $10.9 Million SDTC grant

Sustainable Development Technology Canada has awarded Comet Biorefining a grant of $10.9 million for the construction of its first-of-a-kind advanced bio-based chemicals plant in Sarnia, Ont…. >> Read full article

New Alberta Innovates grants announced

Two AIberta Innovates corporations have teamed up to provide funding for research and development projects that advance the knowledge and use of… >> Read full article

New report outlines keys to Cleantech success

It’s a new day for Canada’s cleantech industry, which is on the verge of taking a significant leap forward… >> Read full article

 Featured News 
New Sarnia sugar plant promises new jobs, future growth

New Sarnia sugar plant promises new jobs, future growth

There are exciting times ahead for farmers in the Sarnia, Ont. area following the announcement of a new biomass plant that will convert agricultural byproducts into sugars used in the production of environmentally-friendly chemicals and plastics.

Comet Biorefining, a London-based provider of cellulosic glucose biofuel technology, has agreed to build the plant at Transalta’s Bluewater Energy Park, adding to an already-robust cluster of bio-industrial projects in the area… >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Bioproducts Cluster Workshop

March 30-31, 2016
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

Northeast Biomass Heating Expo

March 30 to April 1, 2016
Location: Burlington, Vt. >> More Info

Biomass co-firing workshop

May 4, 2016
Location: Edmonton, Alta. >> More Info