Best Bioenergy Stories of the Week

May 16, 2016,

  1. What is the worst waste by Jim Lane.
  2. US looks to go big on biofuels by Anmar Frangoul.
  3. Bellona suggests hydrothermal gasification of seaweed.
  4. Financing renewable energy projects in Alberta by Adrienne Baker.
  5. What the heck is biochar? by Mick Telkamp.
  6. Alberta Innovations to consolidate by Taylor Fredericks.
  7. Biomass feedstock sustainability by Stan Kinsman.
  8. Coming to terms with biomass sustainability by Charles Niebling.
  9. Top 10 capital raises in the bioeconomy in 2016 by Jim Lane.
  10. Air Canada to lead jet biofuel initiative at Montreal-Trudeau Airport.
  11. Full steam ahead for Rentech on wood pellets to DRAX and OPG.
  12. Developing the Global Bioeconomy:  a new book by IEA BIoenergy.
  13. Bioenergy and biofuels helps Canadian forestry industry despite market challenges by Nelson Bennett.
  14. EIA – International Energy Outlook.
  15. Overview of the US Navy biofuel program by Jim Lane.
  16. Industry lashes out against EU biofuels policy or lack thereof by Frédéric Simon.
  17. Biodiesel plant is the first to be certified sustainable by Diane Cardwell.
  18. Commercializing biochar in Alberta by AITF.

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