Biomass

U.S. publishes first waste-to-biofuels assessment January 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has published a report that assesses the potential of biofuel production from waste streams. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Miscanthus 2.4 times more productive than switchgrass January 2017

Miscanthus, long speculated to be the top biofuel producer, could yield more than twice as much as switchgrass in the U.S. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass strategy moving ahead December 2016

The federal and provincial governments have teamed up to help implement a bioeconomy strategy for Northern Ontario. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New algal biorefinery project to reduce CO2 emissions November 2016

Canada's first algal biorefinery demonstration project is revolutionizing how industrial carbon emissions are managed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

(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!

Efficient separation of proteins from agrobiomass by-products September 2016

Extraction with deep eutectic solvents (DESs) offer an efficient, sustainable and easy method for dissolving proteins from agrobiomass by-products. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Innovation investment diversifies economy and creates jobs September 2016

The Government of Alberta, supports Ceapro in developing its products and commercialize an advanced oat-oil extraction process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Researcher coaxes biomaterial out of its shell September 2016

A researcher at Lakehead University is studying a material found in discarded shellfish shells that offers properties with promising industrial uses. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass North AGM to be held in October

Building the Bioeconomy – Combatting Climate Change is the theme for this year's Bioass North AGM and Forum. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass program continues to support transition to renewable energy in Manitoba August 2016

The Canada and Manitoba governments are supporting a greener, more sustainable economy through the $1-million Biomass Energy Support Program. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Projects focus on novel bioproducts and disruptive technologies that use Alberta biomass July 2016

Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) has approved nearly $13 million in funding for 61 projects by researchers and companies. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Industrial oils from plants July 2016

OMAFRA and University of Guelph researchers are currently investigating the potential of growing two unique plants as sources of vernolic acid. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Northern Ontario biomass industry learning from European methods July 2016

Researchers and industry are looking to Europe for best practices and partnerships with respect to sustainable energy sources. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biorefinery technologies markets on the move toward a greener economy July 2016

An important change recorded in the energy market from 2014 to 2016 has been the unexpected sudden plunge in world crude oil prices. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cooperative establishes checkoff to grow Ontario biomass sector July 2016

Ontario Biomass Producers Cooperative Inc. has adopted a central-desk selling system and checkoff collection mechanism to help connect biomass producers and buyers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DOE seeks input in support of developing a billion-ton bioeconomy June 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an RFI regarding the ability to eventually supply up to a billion dry tons of biomass feedstock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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!

Check-off established to help grow Ontario biomass sector May 2016

The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Op is taking steps to add some structure to their industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

"Almost" accidental discovery could transform food and biofuel production May 2016

An almost entirely accidental discovery by University of Guelph researchers could transform food and biofuel production and increase carbon capture on farmland. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Algae enlisted to produce biofuel using discarded papayas May 2016

USDA scientists in Hawaii are working to produce a renewable source of oil for conversion into biodiesel to help meet the island state's energy needs. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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