Tag: Canada

Canada’s conservative leader wants to scrap clean fuel standard

Canada’s conservative leader wants to scrap clean fuel standard

July 9, 2019 |

In Canada, The Canadian Press reports that the leader of the conservative party has written a letter to the Prime Minister that the new clean fuel standard that promotes increased use of biofuels to lower greenhouse gas emissions of fuels will increase prices at the pump by 4 cents per liter and reaching 11 cents […]

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Fanshawe receives nearly C$2 million to establish bioeconomy center

Fanshawe receives nearly C$2 million to establish bioeconomy center

June 24, 2019 |

In Canada, Fanshawe has received nearly C$2 million over five years from the Government of Canada to establish a research hub focused on the agri-food industry. With this funding, Fanshawe will establish the Centre for Bioeconomy within the recently opened Centre for Advanced Research and Innovation in Biotechnology (CARIB). While federal and provincial policy looks […]

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Cielo Waste closes a second tranche of private placements

Cielo Waste closes a second tranche of private placements

June 5, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. announced the closing of C$787,000 in gross proceeds in the second tranche of its previously announced private placement of convertible debenture units, initially announced on May 7, 2019. Cielo announced on May 7, 2019 a private placement offering of a targeted minimum of C$1,000,000 in convertible debentures units. Each […]

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FPInnovations commission new TMP-Bio plant in Ontario

FPInnovations commission new TMP-Bio plant in Ontario

May 27, 2019 |

In Canada, FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the commissioning of a new TMP-Bio plant in Thunder Bay, Ont. With the capacity to treat 100 metric tons of biomass annually, the bio-refinery pilot plant produces lignin and sugars for use in the development of innovative bio-products, such as wood adhesives, animal feed and composites. […]

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Federated Co-operatives Limited to acquire Belle Plaine ethanol plant

Federated Co-operatives Limited to acquire Belle Plaine ethanol plant

May 23, 2019 |

In Canada, Terra Grain Fuels (TGF) and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) announced they have reached a mutual agreement in which FCL will acquire TGF’s 150 million liter-per-year ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Saskatchewan. This move positions local co-ops across Western Canada to be able to continue to provide transportation fuels to their members to meet […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada releases country’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada releases country’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy

May 14, 2019 |

In Canada, Canada’s first national Bioeconomy Strategy, released by Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, reflects the views of more than 400 industry representatives from across the country. The Strategy recommends action on four key priority areas identified in foundational work by the Advisory Council on Economic Growth, the Economic Sector Strategy Tables, and Canada’s forestry ministers. These […]

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Canada announces private placement offering and closes first tranche of C$1 million

Canada announces private placement offering and closes first tranche of C$1 million

May 7, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo announced a private placement offering of a targeted minimum of C$1 million in convertible debentures units. Each unit will consist of one $1,000 unsecured convertible debenture and 500 share purchase warrants. The Debentures will bear interest at a simple rate of 15% per annum, the initial two = years of interest to […]

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IEA Bioenergy Task 39 compares different biofuel LCA tools

IEA Bioenergy Task 39 compares different biofuel LCA tools

May 2, 2019 |

In Canada, one of the objectives of IEA Bioenergy Task 39 is to enhance the understanding of the commonalities and differences between four well-recognized biofuels life cycle analysis (LCA) models (EU’s BIOGRACE, Canada’s GHGENIUS, USA’s GREET and Brazil’s VSB). These LCA models have been used globally by industry, policy makers and regulators to evaluate and […]

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Biofuels in Canada 2019 report shows strong increase in ethanol consumption

Biofuels in Canada 2019 report shows strong increase in ethanol consumption

May 1, 2019 |

In Canada, Navius Research has released the 2019 edition of the “Biofuels in Canada” report. This report uses public data to catalogue the volume of transportation biofuels consumed in each Canadian province while estimating the impact of biofuel consumption on greenhouse gas emissions and transportation energy costs. Ethanol consumption has increased from roughly 1.700 billion […]

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Mexico and Canada remain major importer of ethanol and DDGS following USMCA

Mexico and Canada remain major importer of ethanol and DDGS following USMCA

April 30, 2019 |

In Washington, the US Grains Council says Mexico has purchased 16.59 million gallons of U.S. ethanol in this marketing year. Canada continues to rank as the second largest buyer of U.S. ethanol at 159.2 million gallons so far this year, up nearly 5 percent year-over-year. It is also the sixth largest buyer of U.S. corn […]

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