Motif Labs commences cannabis operations at its Ontario facility
Will run a contract manufacturing hub partnering with cultivators, as well as third-party brands.
FortisBC first to purchase renewable natural gas made from wood waste
REN Energy’s Fruitvale, B.C., facility is anticipated to produce over one million gigajoules of RNG annually, making it the largest source of RNG in the province to date
Softwood fight squeezes NB forestry firm with cross-border operations
Disrupting the lumber trade between Maine, Quebec and New Brunswick would hurt good-paying jobs.
Green power: a battery breakthrough and wood-to-gas
University of Waterloo and Gaz Metro provide alternatives to traditional energy sources.
Alberta awards $13M for biomass research and development
Directed at researchers and companies focusing on industrial bioproducts or technologies.
BIC gets $12M from FedDev for bio-based innovation in Sarnia
Accelerator will help SME’s bring biomass chemicals and energy projects to market faster.
Canfor-Licella JV to convert biomass to biocrude
Cat-HTR technology will be used to produce biofuels and biochemicals.
Green chemistry from bio-based feedstocks is going global
BCC Research forecasts $1.5 trillion annually as renewable products replace existing products.
AESO to develop incentives for renewable energy
Alberta Electric System Operator is to add hydroelectric, bio-mass, solar and wind to the electricity grid.
Renewable energy shows record growth in power sector
135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower, but few gains are being made in heating and transport.
BASF, Renmatix partner to scale-up production of industrial sugars from biomass
Industrial sugars are important bio-based precursors for a variety of chemicals based on renewable feedstocks.
Ontario vows to be first on continent to ban coal fired electricity generation
Ontario Liberals plan to introduce legislation that would keep generating stations from ever burning coal again once it’s eliminated in 2014.
Saskatoon plant turns nutrients from bio waste into fertilizer
The plant is expected to produce about 300 tonnes of fertilizer from human waste.
Full steam ahead
Lumber mill saves with biomass boiler.
Northland Power acquires clean energy interests in Ontario, Northern Quebec
Power producer takes controlling stake in Canadian Environmental Energy Corp., Chapais Power Services Inc.