Tag: Canada

Tidewater Midstream spins off Tidewater Renewables and announced IPO

Tidewater Midstream spins off Tidewater Renewables and announced IPO

July 22, 2021 |

In Canada, Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. announced the creation of Tidewater Renewables Ltd. as a wholly owned subsidiary. Tidewater Renewables has been formed to become a multi-faceted, energy transition company focusing on the production of low carbon fuels. The creation of and the initial public offering of Tidewater Renewables is a result of a […]

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Permissions sought for Prince George Refinery renewable diesel conversion

Permissions sought for Prince George Refinery renewable diesel conversion

July 12, 2021 |

In Canada, Alaska Highway News reports that Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure is moving forward with its proposed conversion of the Prince George Refinery announced in March, seeking city council permission for the facility’s upgrade construction through a rezoning. With city council permission in hand, the company could start construction already this month and be operational […]

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British Columbia is first Canadian province to release hydrogen strategy

British Columbia is first Canadian province to release hydrogen strategy

July 11, 2021 |

In Canada, the Government of British Columbia released its hydrogen strategy – a blueprint for how renewable and low-carbon hydrogen will support its climate goals and create new jobs in B.C.’s growing clean-tech sector. B.C. is the first province in Canada to release a comprehensive hydrogen strategy. Part of CleanBC, the B.C. Hydrogen Strategy includes […]

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Cielo makes progress at Aldersyde facility boosting its runs and reducing sulfur content

Cielo makes progress at Aldersyde facility boosting its runs and reducing sulfur content

July 8, 2021 |

In Canada, on May 23, the desulfurization equipment began to arrive at Cielo’s facility in Aldersyde. The equipment is needed for Cielo to reduce the sulfur content to below 15 parts per million (ppm), a priority next step. In conjunction with this equipment being delivered, Cielo has retained several qualified engineers (processing, chemical, mechanical and […]

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Canadian government grants extractX $1.19M for ethanol-based biomass processing

Canadian government grants extractX $1.19M for ethanol-based biomass processing

July 7, 2021 |

In Canada, the government awarded funding of up to C$1.48 million for extractX Inc. to develop a mobile, ethanol-based extraction lab for biomass processing. This funding helped extractX complete the final stages of research and development for its proprietary, fully-automated extraction technology. The company’s process uses ethanol, which helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to […]

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Canada’s Come By Chance may be converted into renewable diesel facility

Canada’s Come By Chance may be converted into renewable diesel facility

June 28, 2021 |

In Canada, the idled Come By Chance refinery owned by North Atlantic Refining Limited Partnership may be sold to Cresta Fund Management and converted into a renewable diesel facility. The facility was idled last spring in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and since then the provincial government has floated NARL millions of dollars to […]

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RICanada tell Parliament committee about benefits of renewable fuels

RICanada tell Parliament committee about benefits of renewable fuels

June 24, 2021 |

In Canada, earlier this week, Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) Board members appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources meeting on the Low-Carbon and Renewable Fuels Industry in Canada. Appearing on behalf of RICanada were Malcolm West, EVP and CFO at Greenfield Global Inc., Canada’s leading ethanol producer, and Scott Lewis, EVP […]

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Green Impact Partners teams up to develop 300M liter/year ethanol facility outside Calgary

Green Impact Partners teams up to develop 300M liter/year ethanol facility outside Calgary

June 23, 2021 |

In Canada, Green Impact Partners Inc. announced a partnership with Carbon Clean Energy Inc. (“CCE”) and PCL Constructors Inc. (“PCL”) to develop a large-scale biofuel facility located in Calgary, Alberta. The project, once operational, is expected to be carbon negative and will produce annually over 300 million liters of ethanol, up to 2.5 million Btu […]

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Canadian-British researchers find willow trees can clean municipal wastewater

Canadian-British researchers find willow trees can clean municipal wastewater

June 23, 2021 |

In Canada, researchers have found a way to stem the flow of municipal wastewater: by filtering the waste through the roots of willow trees. Experimenting with a plantation in Quebec, the scientists estimate that over 30 million liters of primary wastewater per hectare can be treated using ‘bio-refinery’ annually. Their results were published June 14 […]

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Canada launches $1.2B Clean Fuels Fund

Canada launches $1.2B Clean Fuels Fund

June 22, 2021 |

In Canada, Government of Canada is building a low-emissions energy future to strengthen the economy, create good, middle-class jobs and support workers in our natural resource sectors. Producing and using cleaner fuels in our buildings, vehicles and industries is a key step to exceeding our 2030 climate target and reaching net-zero by 2050. That’s why […]

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