Tag: Manitoba

Manitoba boosts ethanol blending to 9.25% from January 1

Manitoba boosts ethanol blending to 9.25% from January 1

December 23, 2020 |

In Canada, effective Jan. 1, 2021, the amount of ethanol required in gasoline in the province of Manitoba will increase to 9.25 per cent from 8.5 per cent. It will further grow to 10 per cent on Jan. 1, 2022. The biodiesel requirement will increase to 3.5 per cent from two per cent on Jan. […]

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Manitoba government amending 3 regulations under Biofuels Act

Manitoba government amending 3 regulations under Biofuels Act

November 7, 2020 |

In Canada, the National Law Review reports that the government of Manitoba is working to amend three regulations under the Biofuels Act which will update clean fuel standards by increasing the ethanol and renewable fuel content in gasoline, including increase ethanol content from 8.5% to 10%, increase renewable fuel content of diesel from 2% to […]

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Manitoba to have cleanest fuel standards in Canada

Manitoba to have cleanest fuel standards in Canada

January 23, 2020 |

In Canada, Manitoba will have the cleanest fuel standards in Canada by increasing the ethanol and biodiesel content of its transportation fuels as it implements its Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Premier Brian Pallister announced during his dignitary address at the annual Manitoba Ag Days exhibition. These new clean fuel standards will reduce Manitoba’s emissions […]

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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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Manitoba expands biomass applied research grant funding to $1 million

Manitoba expands biomass applied research grant funding to $1 million

August 25, 2014 |

In Canada, the Manitoba government has expanded funding for its Biomass Energy Support Program an additional $500,000, with total grant funding now at $1 million for applied research projects. The new funding will be directed to projects that address gaps or identify opportunities for business and technology development in the biomass sector. Applications  for research […]

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Manitoba truckers balk at consideration of 5% biodiesel mandate

Manitoba truckers balk at consideration of 5% biodiesel mandate

July 29, 2012 |

In Canada, Manitoba’s truckers have balked at the governments consideration of increasing the biodiesel mandate to 5%. Bob Dolyniuk, executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association, said increasing the mandate to five per cent would mean a blend closer to 10 per cent would be sold in the summer. “The problem with that,” Dolyniuk said, […]

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Shell Canada mulls cellulosic ethanol plant in Manitoba

Shell Canada mulls cellulosic ethanol plant in Manitoba

November 7, 2011 |

In Canada, Shell Canada is considering building a cellulosic ethanol plant in Manitoba. The area produces various types of straw that would provide an ideal feedstock for the plant. Through its investment in the Raizen JV with Cosan, Shell is an investor in Iogen, the Canadian-based cellulosic ethanol pioneer that has been operating a pilot […]

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