Crop Residues

(Alberta) county eyed for biomass industry December 2016

An Italian company is interested in turning biomass into a new southern Alberta industry. And the Alberta government is providing the data to show what would work. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Lab testing underway for biogas potential of spent mushroom substrate September 2016

Ag-Grid Energy LLC to perform a set of four lab tests on solid mushroom substrates (SMS) including biomethane potential (BMP) testing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Crop trials assess use of tailings beds in biomass production March 2016

A long-term research project at Laurentian University is showing promise in using mine tailings to grow crops for biomass. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmers optimistic about corn stalk sugar mill plans February 2016

A group of Southwestern Ontario farmers are one step closer to building a sugar mill for corn stalks and other plant matter, to help boost their bottom lines and attract more biochemical plants and jobs to the area. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadians, Israelis collaborate on biofuel research December 2015

The “Israel-Canada Workshop on Advanced Biofuels" conference was held recently at a campus of Hebrew University in Israel. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Converde Energy to commission biomass grinding plant at Cambridge facility July 2015

Company to build and commission a biomass grinding line complete with sizing sieves and testing equipment at its Cambridge facility. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New farmer co-operative to help build Ontario bioeconomy January 2015

A group of Ontario farmers have a plan to convert crop residue into cellulosic sugar to help fuel the province’s bioeconomy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Guelph researcher's recipe: turn farm waste into energy December 2014

It takes some cooking, but turning farm waste into biofuels is now possible, according to preliminary research at the University of Guelph. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Group exploring technologies to commercial farm biomass to sugar process November 2014

Sarnia-Lambton may see the development of a commercial plant that will turn corn and wheat stalks into sugar for use in the chemical industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Turning bio-waste into hydrogen August 2014

The HYTIME project is working on a novel production process that will see green hydrogen being produced from grass, straw and food industry residues. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

49 plants that could make biofuel less troublesome August 2014

Invasive plants like Arundo donax, remain attractive within the energy industry because of the sheer volume of biomass they are able to produce in a short time. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New analysis promising for biofuel production in U.S. August 2014

Sustainable practices can turn crop residues and manure into bioenergy without competing with food supplies. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass experts win renewable energy award July 2014

Poultry biomass specialist Rural Energy has won Installer of the Year at the British Renewable Energy Awards; hopes it will boost business for renewable energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Straw to be turned into power June 2014

After years of development, a St. Adolphe company is planning to use its biomass burners to help power small communities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Study Casts Doubt on Climate Benefit of Biofuels from Corn Residue June 2014

Researchers at University of Nebraska-Lincoln show soil carbon decrease conversely related to biofuel energy yield. 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!

BioCNG wins International Bioenergy Project of the Year award December 2013

BioCNG developed an alternative vehicle fuel system for CleanWorld's biodigester facility, and was awarded the "International Bioenergy Project of the Year." Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Creating bio-oil from wood and agricultural waste November 2013

Battelle has developed a device that transforms biomass materials such as wood chips or agricultural waste into valuable bio-oil using catalytic pyrolysis. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The energy potential of straw October 2013

Straw from agriculture has been underutilised as a biomass residue and waste material, but Germany may have found a role for it in energy production Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potential biomass uses to be explored at conference October 2013

The Using Biomass Now Conference will explore the potential uses for biomass in Alberta on December 9, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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