Tag: Canada

Biokraft selects Andio Global for Skogn II LBG facility

Biokraft selects Andio Global for Skogn II LBG facility

October 19, 2020 |

In Canada, Biokraft has selected Andion Global as a key contractor for construction of the Skogn II LBG production facility. The Skogn II LBG production facility will extend Biokraft’s LBG production capacity at Skogn in Trøndelag, the world’s largest LBG production facility. The biological waste consists of agricultural byproducts including cow manure, fish waste and […]

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Cielo production runs far higher than originally planned at Aldersyde facility

Cielo production runs far higher than originally planned at Aldersyde facility

October 15, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo says its initial goal was to start the Aldersyde facility slowly after the latest improvements, with expectations between 200 to 500 liters per hour, the Facility produced 800 liters per hour of distillate. After approximately four hours of continuous operation, Cielo scaled back production to allow its engineers the opportunity to analyze […]

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Woodland Biofuels looking to build commercial facility near Sarnia

Woodland Biofuels looking to build commercial facility near Sarnia

October 15, 2020 |

In Canada, Blackburn News reports that after operating its pilot plant at the Sarnia-Lambton Research Park for the past decade, Woodland Biofuels is looking at building its first commercial facility at the nearby Arlanxeo bio-industrial park. The company was awarded a C$5 million grant in August 2019 to build the 80 million liter per year […]

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Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas to heat 8,750 homes

Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas to heat 8,750 homes

October 13, 2020 |

In Canada, Ontario will soon be home to a new renewable natural gas (RNG) facility, which will create local jobs and stimulate regional economic development, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada. The Niagara Falls Renewable Natural Gas plant will be the largest of its kind in Ontario and will generate enough clean renewable energy […]

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Cielo closes final tranches of private placement

Cielo closes final tranches of private placement

September 29, 2020 |

In Canada, Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. has raised CDN$1,619,000 in gross proceeds in the final tranches of its private placement offering of convertible debenture units initially announced on March 30, 2020. A total of CDN$4,694,642 was raised in all tranches of the offering. Net proceeds of the offering are being used to scale-up production of […]

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Grain Farmers of Ontario concerned about land use restrictions under Clean Fuels Standard

Grain Farmers of Ontario concerned about land use restrictions under Clean Fuels Standard

September 23, 2020 |

In Canada, Grain Farmers of Ontario has deep concerns about the current Clean Fuels Standard (CFS) proposed by the Canadian government and is opposed to the criteria for land use, asking for transparency around carbon numbers and any certification processes. The CFS currently contains restrictions on land use, which will discourage farmers from planting and […]

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Saskatchewan concerned federal Clean Fuel Standard will cripple weakened energy industry

Saskatchewan concerned federal Clean Fuel Standard will cripple weakened energy industry

September 21, 2020 |

In Canada, the Canadian Press reports the Saskatchewan government is concerned the proposed Clean Fuel Standard will just be another carbon tax on the same emissions. The provinces’ energy and resources minister wrote to the federal minister of natural resources expressing concerns that the rules that would come into effect in 2022 with the aim […]

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Canada looks to low carbon fuels as part of green COVID-19 recovery

Canada looks to low carbon fuels as part of green COVID-19 recovery

September 14, 2020 |

In Canada, Reuters reports the government is looking at reducing the carbon intensity of fuels as part of its COVID-19 recovery plans, with CI reductions of 12% by 2030 expected to be announced over the coming months. A blending mandate with lower carbon fuels will be part of that policy which isn’t making the refining […]

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Elkem to invest nearly $20M in Canadian biocarbon pilot plant

Elkem to invest nearly $20M in Canadian biocarbon pilot plant

September 9, 2020 |

In Canada, Elkem has decided to invest in a new biocarbon pilot plant in Canada. The project aims to secure industrial verification of Elkem’s technology for renewable biocarbon, with a long-term goal of contributing to climate-neutral metal production. The technology also has potential for application in other industry sectors, contributing to reduced CO2 emissions. The […]

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Canada invests C$4.5 million in Quebecois forestry bioproducts company

Canada invests C$4.5 million in Quebecois forestry bioproducts company

September 9, 2020 |

In Canada, the Canadian government is investing C$4.5 million in CRB Innovations, a technology company based in Sherbrooke, Quebec, to support the eco-sustainable development of the forest sector. The Quebec government also invested $2.5 million from the Wood Innovation Program, managed by the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, to support the Westbury company. Because […]

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