Tag: Canada

Manitoba expands biomass applied research grant funding to $1 million

In Canada, the Manitoba government has expanded funding for its Biomass Energy Support Program an additional $500,000, with total grant funding now at $1 million for applied research projects. The new funding will be directed to projects that address gaps or identify opportunities for business and technology development in the biomass sector. Applications  for research […]

August 25, 2014 More

Western Canada gets its first E85 gas station

In Canada, Arcade Station, Western Canada’s only gas station selling E85 Ethanol fuel, has opened in Vancouver. “Vancouver is home to a large and proud group of car enthusiasts who have, or are interested in, converting their vehicles to FlexFuel for the performance and environmental benefits,” says Amir Nazary, Vice President of Engineering for Arcade […]

August 11, 2014 More

Canada’s SDTC accepting Statements of Interest for future grant round

In Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada announced that it is accepting Statements of Interest from August 27th to October 15th, 2014. SDTC invests in late-stage development and pre-commercial demonstration of clean technologies by Canadian companies in a range of innovative solutions across all industries. These technologies increase efficiency and productivity while addressing climate change, clean […]

August 3, 2014 More

Altranex to present bio-lubricants, fuels at Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit

In Canada, Altranex Corp. has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Defense Energy Technology Challenge program as a part of the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, to be held at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai’i, September 15-17, 2014. As one of only eighteen DETC Finalists, Altranex will be presenting its bio-lubricants, […]

July 28, 2014 More

Altranex Corporation to receive cost-share of $200,000 from Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program

In Canada, Altranex Corporation has entered into a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The agreement shares the cost for Altranex to scale-up the production of Altranex’s Altra-HF shipping fuel and other products. The NRC-IRAP financial support is up to $200,000. The company produces bio-lubricants and commercial […]

July 21, 2014 More

Enerkem to embark on $8.5 million R&D for rural power production

In Canada, Enerkem is set to spend the next three years and $6 million, in addition to $1 million from the Quebec government and another $1.5 million from the federal government, to demonstrate its MSW processing technology to fuel power plants in remote areas. The expectation is that the fuel could be much cheaper than […]

July 15, 2014 More

Australian city trialing B20 at local golf course

In Australia, the City of Canada Bay is undergoing a biodiesel trial at Massey Park Golf Course. Over the next six months, plant machinery including mowers and tractors at the golf course will be fuelled on B20. The City expects to reduce GHG emissions by 78% with the trial. The trial will be closely monitored […]

July 14, 2014 More

Canadian cement factory producing algae biofuels from carbon emissions

In Canada, St Marys Cement is investing in an algae-based biodiesel system that will be implemented by Pond Biofuels to help reduce the facility’s greenhouse gas emissions. For every kilogram of algae produced, 2kg of CO2 are mitigated. Though the Pond system only uses a small amount of the 540,000 metric tons of CO2 produced […]

July 14, 2014 More

Canada’s Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Center awards Ontario project to Battelle

In Canada, the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC)’s bio-based technology request for proposal (RFP) has been awarded to Battelle. The purpose of the RFP was to attract a wood-based bioenergy project to the Sault, potentially leading to the construction of a commercial or demonstration plant in the city, which will stimulate local economic growth […]

July 7, 2014 More

Canada’s IFIT Program to offer $90.4 million in Call for Proposals

In Canada, the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) Program has announced their 3rd Call for Proposals. IFIT addresses a critical need for capital investment in new technologies by providing non-repayable contributions of up to 50% of a project’s costs for the demonstration of innovative technologies at the pilot or commercial scale in the Canadian […]

July 7, 2014 More