Pellets

Fibre availability and access: challenges and opportunities June 2016

access and availability of fibre, took centre stage during an experts panel at the International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition in Prince George, B.C. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Good to burn wood October 2015

Thunder Bay plant switched to biomass pellets this past January, ending the burning of coal. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Green Alchemy May 2014

Cellulosic biomass is difficult to store and transport - and that has been a major obstacle in making it commercially viable. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Renewable fuel conference details January 2013

Program, exhibitor and sponsorship details are available for the 2013 Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference in Quebec City February 27 to March 1, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario's FIT drops wind, solar pricing, not bioenergy March 2012

Ontario's Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program's Two-Year Review Report was released today, recommending a 20 per cent drop in FIT-based pricing for solar, and a 15 per cent reduction for wind-generated power. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Vorus to build biomass plants in Manitoba March 2012

Vorus Biopower Inc. has announced that it plans to build two biomass power plants in Manitoba to create biomass cubes and pellets from agricultural residues. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

LeMar Industries acquires Riley Equipment January 2012

Moving forward in its plan for strategic growth and expansion, LeMar Industries has acquired leading material handling manufacturer Riley Equipment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Co-op supplies biomass crops for electric generator February 2011

Imagine having a market for as many as 21 different feedstocks. More than 600 members of the Show Me Energy Cooperative do. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Mexico’s tequila industry can contribute a renewable solid fuel January 2011

Solid fuel made from Agave residues will revolutionize Mexican heat and electricity production and the tequila industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Attracting new investment opportunities December 2010

East Algoma municipalities are working to attract investment to help grow the clean fuel industry and expanding biomass pellet production for clean energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

B.C. wood pellets a hit in Europe, but not Alberta August 2010

British Columbia churns out thousands of tonnes of wood pellets and sends them to Europe for electricity generation, but Alberta coal plants refuse to use them. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pellet conference well attended July 2010

More than 270 attendees from 150 wood pellet companies attended the 2010 Pellet Fuels Institute annual conference in mid-July. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Firm pushing pellets over oil June 2011

A month away from the launch of its wood pellet peration, Saint-Quentin's Groupe Savoie Inc. is lobbying the province to promote use of the renewable fuel at home. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pellet plans for southern Ontario March 2010

Canadian Biofuel is beginning to build a $5-million densified biomass fuel plant in Springford, just north of Tillsonburg, Ontario, pending funding finalization. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario bioenergy crop pilot project begins March 2010

OPG, OMAFRA, OFA and Canadian Biofuel are working together to investigate supplementing/replacing coal with biomass by 2014. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass Crop Assistance Program to spur renewable energy production, job creation April 2010

The USDA issued a proposed rule for the new Biomass Crop Assistance Program that intends to spur expansion of non-food crops to be used for renewable energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chatham man developing biomass operation March 2010

Chatham man is developing biomass operation and is planning to cash in. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biofuel crop can host western corn rootworm March 2010

Researchers report that the western corn rootworm beetle can survive on the perennial grass Miscanthus x giganteus. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Generating biomass power April 2010

Ontario is promoting more renewable electricity generation and conservation through the Green Energy Act, and biomass is just one option. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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