B.C. climate change plan aims to build economy around renewable energy
The plan will require all new buildings to be net-zero energy ready by 2032.
Strong energy export growth potential for Canadian wood pellets
An alternative to coal in power plants of Europe and Asia, promises carbon neutrality.
Halifax firms receives $2.6M to turn waste into biofuel
Funding will support the construction of a demonstration facility outside Halifax.
Federal government invests $43M in clean technology innovation
Includes $23 million for two BC-based clean energy projects.
Green power: a battery breakthrough and wood-to-gas
University of Waterloo and Gaz Metro provide alternatives to traditional energy sources.
Time to drop costly biofuels subsidies: Ecofiscal report
Canadian commission finds ethanol and biodiesel policies cost about $640 million a year.
Natural gas bills won’t show cost of Ontario’s cap and trade plan
Charges will instead be included in the ‘delivery’ line on natural gas bills.
Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude
Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.
Nevada researchers trying to turn roadside weed into biofuel
The sunflower’s sticky cousin is on the verge of being turned into diesel fuel, and someday could fuel jetliners.
Drink more beer, save the planet [VIDEO]
New Zealand brewery DB Export has created a biofuel made using the leftover yeast from brewing its beer.
United invests $30M in biofuels maker
Says it will help the airline meet US emission regulations.
Venture aims to boost advanced biofuel demand in Canada
Bullfrog Power will convert used cooking oil into biodiesel for companies that want to offset their carbon emissions.
Cascades investing $26M to expand Quebec cardboard plant
Will install new process that produces biofuel derived from natural plant polymer.
Research casts doubt on benefits of cornfield waste biofuels
They release 7% more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with gasoline.
First outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl could be ‘greenest’ as well
Biodiesel processed from waste cooking oil will be used to help power the mammoth MetLife stadium.