Tag: Canada

RICanada and Advanced Biofuels Canada demonstrate significant positive impacts from Clean Fuel Standard

RICanada and Advanced Biofuels Canada demonstrate significant positive impacts from Clean Fuel Standard

June 5, 2018 |

In Canada, the country’s two largest biofuels stakeholders—Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) and Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), together representing almost 50 member companies—have released the results of a new study on the economic impact of Canada’s upcoming Clean Fuel Standard. The study demonstrates that biofuels could be responsible for as much as 21.3 megatons (MT) per […]

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Edmonton airport teams with NextStep to develop an aviation biofuel supply chain

Edmonton airport teams with NextStep to develop an aviation biofuel supply chain

May 29, 2018 |

In Canada, Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and NextStep Renewable Energy Inc. announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to bring forward low-carbon, renewable fuels into the aviation and airport sectors, which will generate jobs, economic diversification and economic growth. Together, EIA and NSRE will utilize existing, proven, market ready technology for deployment in Alberta […]

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First ethanol shipment from Port of Milwaukee heads to Canada

First ethanol shipment from Port of Milwaukee heads to Canada

May 28, 2018 |

In Wisconsin, the first ethanol shipment—and first fuel shipment in a decade—left the Port of Milwaukee on April 30 headed for Canada from the newly refurbished liquid cargo pier thanks to a $3.6 million investment of which $2.9 million was subsidized by the state. About 100,000 barrels of ethanol was exported. Local environmentalists are concerned […]

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Quebec and Western Cape sign partnership agreement on green technologies

Quebec and Western Cape sign partnership agreement on green technologies

May 24, 2018 |

In Canada, the Premier of Quebec and the Premier of Western Cape Province in South Africa signed an agreement lays the foundation for a partnership in the areas of environmental management, green technologies and renewable energy. Écotech Québec, the green technology cluster and GreenCape, a Western Cape organization that supports the green economy, also signed […]

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to fund Benefuel FEED study

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada to fund Benefuel FEED study

May 23, 2018 |

In Canada, Bioindustrial Innovation Canada approved a COMM SCI project with Benefuel, a renewable energy company that utilizes their patented ENSEL® catalyst technology to produce a low carbon intensity biodiesel from a variety of food and agriculture waste streams, with high yields. The purpose of this COMM SCI project is to support a Front-End Engineering […]

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Genifuel to demonstrate wastewater hydrothermal processing next month

Genifuel to demonstrate wastewater hydrothermal processing next month

May 17, 2018 |

In Canada, Genifuel will demonstrate wastewater to biofuel hydrothermal processing technology developed by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory at the BlueTech Forum in Vancouver next month in an attempt to draw attention to wastewater’s role in the bioeconomy. Following tests with more than 100 waste feedstocks and algae, the company believes the technology is getting […]

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BioAmber files for Chapter 11 in both US and Canada

BioAmber files for Chapter 11 in both US and Canada

May 7, 2018 |

In Canada, BioAmber Inc. announced that it filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code and that its two Canadian subsidiaries, BioAmber Sarnia Inc. and BioAmber Canada Inc., filed a Notice of Intention (the “NOI”) to make a proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada), with a […]

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Air Canada flies biofuel blend on Edmonton-San Francisco route

Air Canada flies biofuel blend on Edmonton-San Francisco route

May 3, 2018 |

In Canada, Air Canada announced its Edmonton-San Francisco flight Wednesday operated with biofuel onboard a 146-seat Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The larger aircraft was scheduled for the flight to accommodate the trade mission delegation led by the Government of Alberta, the City of Edmonton and Edmonton-area businesses to California. “This biofuel demonstration flight reflects our combined commitment […]

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RICanada and Advanced Biofuels Canada release analysis of proposed Clean Fuel Standard

RICanada and Advanced Biofuels Canada release analysis of proposed Clean Fuel Standard

April 30, 2018 |

In Canada, Canada’s two largest biofuels stakeholders – Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) and Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), together representing almost 50 member companies –released the results of a new study on the economic impact of Canada’s upcoming Clean Fuel Standard (CFS). The study demonstrates that biofuels could be responsible for as much as 21.3 megatons […]

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Renaissance BioScience Corp teams with Mitacs on C$1.44 million non-GMO yeast R&D project

Renaissance BioScience Corp teams with Mitacs on C$1.44 million non-GMO yeast R&D project

April 18, 2018 |

In Canada, Renaissance BioScience Corp. announced a new partnership with Mitacs for a multi-year, C$1.44-million research and development project. Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization, will provide matching funding to the RBSC project to support the development of next-generation, systematic tools and methods for expanding, screening and selecting biodiversity in non-GMO industrial yeast […]

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