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December 9, 2020  

Governments investing in $875M biofuel plant project in Montreal

Varennes Carbon Recyling project uses technology developed by Enerkem to process non-recyclable materials.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

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.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing General
April 27, 2018  

Strong energy export growth potential for Canadian wood pellets

An alternative to coal in power plants of Europe and Asia, promises carbon neutrality.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
July 26, 2017  

Halifax firms receives $2.6M to turn waste into biofuel

Funding will support the construction of a demonstration facility outside Halifax.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
March 14, 2017  

Federal government invests $43M in clean technology innovation

Includes $23 million for two BC-based clean energy projects.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
December 22, 2016  

Green power: a battery breakthrough and wood-to-gas

University of Waterloo and Gaz Metro provide alternatives to traditional energy sources.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 4, 2016  

Time to drop costly biofuels subsidies: Ecofiscal report

Canadian commission finds ethanol and biodiesel policies cost about $640 million a year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
July 29, 2016  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
May 30, 2016  

Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude

Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Energy Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
November 27, 2015  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General Production Sustainability
July 10, 2015  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 2, 2015  

United invests $30M in biofuels maker

Says it will help the airline meet US emission regulations.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General Operations Production Sustainability
June 29, 2015  

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.

News Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
April 13, 2015  

Cascades investing $26M to expand Quebec cardboard plant

Will install new process that produces biofuel derived from natural plant polymer.

News Energy Sustainability
April 21, 2014  

Research casts doubt on benefits of cornfield waste biofuels

They release 7% more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with gasoline.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability Technology
January 27, 2014  

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.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
December 3, 2013  

Enerkem commissions front-end systems at Alberta biofuels facility

The Edmonton facility will divert 90% of the city’s waste stream to produce biomethanol and other biofuels.

News Sustainability
June 25, 2013  

Obama climate plan targets coal

Will push for renewable energy projects, international agreements.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
March 14, 2013  

France, Canada to cooperate on use of seaweed for biofuel

Memorandum is an attempt to change EU concerns over Canada’s environmental record.

News General
March 11, 2013  

Lignol, Territory Biofuels to reopen Australian biodiesel plant

Darwin, Australia facility has an annual capacity of 150 million litres of biodiesel.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
February 19, 2013  

From PLANT’s print edition: Biofuel takes flight

Oil from tiny seeds will cut aerospace emissions.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
November 23, 2012  

Resolute plans $10 million Thunder Bay wood pellet plant

Will create 24 jobs to turn residual materials into a source of renewable energy.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
November 21, 2012  

Winnipeg plant didn’t have proper permit to store biofuel

An Oct. 1 fire at a biodiesel, racing car methanol and windshield washer fluid manufacturer caused more than $15 million in damage.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
October 30, 2012  

Jet takes flight using 100% Agrisoma biofuel

Emissions to be analyzed from NRC’s specially adapted Falcon 20

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
June 5, 2012  

Biox to build biodiesel plant at NY Harbour

Biox, a renewable energy company has secured a deal with International-Matex Tank Terminals to construct a biodiesel production facility in New York Harbour.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
May 11, 2012  

Bombardier wins $31M order for TRAXX locomotives

Bombardier Transportation has won an order from Bure Equity Fund for seven Bombardier TRAXX F140 AC locomotives designed for freight transport in Sweden and Norway.

News Aerospace Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
June 21, 2011  

Biofuel soars at Paris air-show

Boeing becomes first to send plane on transatlantic flight using biofuel in all engines

News Sustainability
May 12, 2011  

Fossil fuel sometimes “greener” than biofuels

As the aviation industry pushes to replace fossil fuels with biofuels, MIT researchers say biofuels aren’t necessarily the greener choice.

News Sustainability
June 17, 2010  

$1.8M to demonstrate waste-to-biofuel technology

Ethanol made from wood chips and debris. Photo: Enerkem

News General
January 14, 2010  

Biofuel process to develop sugar substitute, cellulose ethanol

WATERDOWN, Ont.: SunOpta BioProcess Inc. will get up to