Tag: Canada

Benefuel secures land for Sarnia biodiesel plant

Benefuel secures land for Sarnia biodiesel plant

January 21, 2019 |

In Canada, Benefuel has secured land in Sarnia to site its proposed 75 million liter per year waste-based biodiesel plant after receiving funding late last year from Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, which is also based in Sarnia. While developing the Sarnia facility, the company is also looking to develop one double the production capacity in British […]

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BTA commissions Quebecois biogas plant that will supply ethanol plant

BTA commissions Quebecois biogas plant that will supply ethanol plant

January 14, 2019 |

In Canada, Germany’s BTA International together with CCI BioEnergy has commissioned a biogas facility that will use 40,000 metric tons of MSW from 27 municipalities in Quebec. About 90% of the organic portion of the MSW will be used as feedstock, including disposable diapers. The biogas will be used by neighboring Greenfield Global Quebec’s ethanol […]

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Cielo Waste Solutions closes second tranche of funding for Alberta biorefinery

Cielo Waste Solutions closes second tranche of funding for Alberta biorefinery

December 26, 2018 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. announced the closing of $270,000 in the second tranche of the previously announced non-brokered private placement of up to 15,384,615 (“Units”) at $0.13 per Unit, by the issuance of 2,076,923 Units. A total of C$1,144,406 in gross proceeds has been raised in the initial two tranches by the issuance […]

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Two Canadian Cielo renewable diesel refineries in the works

Two Canadian Cielo renewable diesel refineries in the works

December 19, 2018 |

In Canada, plans to build renewable diesel refineries from waste using Cielo’s technology in both Medicine Hat and Grand Prairie, Alberta appear to be moving forward, even if not as quickly as developers would like. Cielo’s first demonstration facility in Alberta has nearly reached production capacity. The planned $20 million facility in Grand Prairie needs […]

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Fulcrum chooses Gary, Indiana for the site of its next MSW-based biofuel plant

Fulcrum chooses Gary, Indiana for the site of its next MSW-based biofuel plant

December 17, 2018 |

In California, Fulcrum BioEnergy has selected Gary, Indiana, for the location of its Centerpoint BioFuels Plant, which will convert municipal solid waste into low-carbon, renewable transportation fuel. “Launching our business in Indiana is an important next step in expanding Fulcrum’s capabilities to new cities rich in innovation and opportunity,” said Jim Macias, President and chief executive […]

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Benefuel to develop biodiesel plant in British Columbia on the back of expanded LCFS

Benefuel to develop biodiesel plant in British Columbia on the back of expanded LCFS

December 13, 2018 |

In Canada, Benefuel Inc. responded to British Columbia’s recently publicized climate change plan that included an expanded Low Carbon Fuel Standard by announcing Dec. 11 that it has begun a site search and discussions with interested parties on a few specific locations for Benefuel’s next state-of-the-art biodiesel facility. This announcement has assisted Benefuel in prioritizing […]

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CleanBC looks to strengthen low carbon fuel standard and boost biofuel production

CleanBC looks to strengthen low carbon fuel standard and boost biofuel production

December 10, 2018 |

In Canada, the Government of British Columbia released on December 5th its CleanBC climate plan, which charts a path to 19 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2030—an ambitious yet achievable set of measures that put low-carbon biofuels at the forefront of the Province’s climate efforts. It also puts BC firmly in a […]

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Lockheed Martin Invests in FORGE Hydrocarbons’ Lipid

Lockheed Martin Invests in FORGE Hydrocarbons’ Lipid

December 4, 2018 |

In Canada, Forge Hydrocarbons Corporation (FORGE) announced that it has received a $4 million USD investment from Lockheed Martin under the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy. This investment enables Forge, a Canadian, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) company to further development of its Lipid-to-Hydrocarbon (LTH) technology and to construct a first-of-kind, commercial plant with a […]

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CHAR successfully commission biocarbon production facility

CHAR successfully commission biocarbon production facility

October 22, 2018 |

In Canada, CHAR Technologies Ltd. announced it has successfully commissioned its biocarbon production facility. CHAR creates two types of biocarbon, an activated charcoal “SulfaCHAR” and a solid biofuel (bio-coal) “CleanFyre.”  At full capacity, the facility will be capable of producing up to 5 tons per day of biocarbon. The completion of commissioning is the next […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada partners with Italian green chemistry cluster

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada partners with Italian green chemistry cluster

October 4, 2018 |

In Canada, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) and the Sustainable Processes and Resources for Innovation and National Growth (SPRING) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The Italian Technology Cluster of Green Chemistry (SPRING) is a non-profit association founded by the initiative of four founding members: Biochemtex, Novamont, Versalis and Federchimica, the Italian Federation of Chemical industry. […]

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