Tag: Canada

Renewable Industries Canada launches radio ad supporting E15 in Ontario

Renewable Industries Canada launches radio ad supporting E15 in Ontario

September 9, 2019 |

In Canada, a new province-wide radio ad launched by Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), the country’s leading biofuels industry group, supports the Ontario Government’s commitment to increase ethanol blending in the province’s gasoline to 15 per cent (E15) as early as 2025. The ad spotlights ethanol, a clean and renewable fuel, that is already blended in […]

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Canadian clean fuel standard could reduce GHG by 50 million tons per year by 2030

Canadian clean fuel standard could reduce GHG by 50 million tons per year by 2030

September 9, 2019 |

In Canada, Canada’s national clean fuels associations forecast greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of over 50 million metric tons per year by 2030 through greater production and use of renewable energy in Canada. The associations, Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), Canadian Biogas Association (CBA), Canadian Gas Association (CGA), Electric Mobility Canada (EMC) and Wood Pellet Association […]

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Manitoba’s conservative party promises to double biodiesel blending if reelected

Manitoba’s conservative party promises to double biodiesel blending if reelected

August 28, 2019 |

In Canada, Real Agriculture reports that Manitoba’s conservative party led by the current premier has pledged to double biodiesel blending in the province to 10% if reelected in two weeks. Currently the plan is for between 2% and 5% in 2020. With the higher blend, biodiesel demand would reach 76 million liters per year from […]

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Canada to invest C$4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels project in Sarnia

Canada to invest C$4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels project in Sarnia

August 27, 2019 |

In Canada, the government announced two investments totaling more than C$4.7 million in Woodland Biofuels. The investments will go toward two innovative initiatives that will create jobs, significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and develop first-of-their-kind technology in Canada’s forest sector. The first investment of C$1.9 million, funded by Natural Resources Canada’s Investments in Forest Industry […]

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Canada to boost rapeseed exports to Europe for biodiesel

Canada to boost rapeseed exports to Europe for biodiesel

August 26, 2019 |

In Canada, Bloomberg reports that the country is looking to boost its rapeseed exports to Europe as biodiesel feedstock in light of an ongoing trade dispute with China that has been overshadowed by the country’s trade war with the US. Having lost much of its demand from China, rapeseed prices have fallen and are in […]

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Montreal invests $167M to build biomethane plant

Montreal invests $167M to build biomethane plant

August 18, 2019 |

In Canada, the city of Montreal is investing $167 million (nearly $126 million USD) to build a plant on an old quarry site that will convert organic waste into renewable gas energy via biomethanation. The Montreal Gazette reports that it will cost $129.8 million for its design and construction and that maintenance for five years […]

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Cielo Waste Solutions looking to do a JV for renewable diesel plant in Alberta

Cielo Waste Solutions looking to do a JV for renewable diesel plant in Alberta

August 1, 2019 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Renewable U Lethbridge Inc. to build a renewable diesel refinery in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta. Renewable U LA and Cielo are now working towards entering into a joint venture agreement that will provide the framework to build and operate a […]

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AD plant at Canadian pulp mill providing 10% of power needs

AD plant at Canadian pulp mill providing 10% of power needs

August 1, 2019 |

In Canada, Canadian Biomass Magazine reports that the world’s largest anaerobic digestion facility located at a pulp mill is providing significant dividends to the Millar Western mill in northern Alberta. The mill’s waste water is used to produce biogas that is used to power 10% of the facility’s energy demand while the steam from is […]

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Canadian SMEs to avail of funds via Climate Action Incentive Fund

Canadian SMEs to avail of funds via Climate Action Incentive Fund

July 25, 2019 |

In Canada, small- and medium-sized businesses in the four provinces where the federal government carbon-pollution pricing currently applies can now apply to the SME Project stream of the Climate Action Incentive Fund. Small and medium-sized businesses in these provinces will be eligible to receive funding of up to 25 percent of the cost of projects that […]

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University of British Columbia researchers to turn ‘black liquor’ into consumer goods

University of British Columbia researchers to turn ‘black liquor’ into consumer goods

July 23, 2019 |

In Canada, University of British Columbia research designed to turn ‘black liquor’—a by-product of pulp and paper manufacture—into consumer goods has received funding from Genome BC and the BC Pulp and Paper Bio-Alliance. The project valued at C$500,000 will develop biological methods that can be used to transform ‘black liquor’, a mixture of lignin and […]

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