Top Cdn BE: Biofuels In Canada Status Report

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July 9, 2018,

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VANCOUVER July 9, 2018 — Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) announced the release of the Biofuels in Canada  (BIC) 2018 report, which updates and expands upon the last annual report by Navius Research.  “Data about our industry has become even more important as biofuels’ role in meeting federal Clean Fuel  Standard targets becomes evident. Provincial work to update renewable and low carbon fuel policies also  continues. These annual reports have become increasingly comprehensive to stay relevant in the very dynamic  Canadian fuels and carbon pricing arena,” said Ian Thomson, president ABFC... by Advanced Biofuels Canada.

July 10, 2018 – Domtar’s Biomaterials team and research partners have been focusing time and resources on lignin development — specifically, developing lignin-based materials that could eventually serve as sustainable and biodegradable alternatives to petroleum and other fossil fuel–based products…  by Domtar.

TORONTO – Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government says it is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts in what it calls an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province. Energy Minister Greg Rickford says the move will save provincial ratepayers $790 million… by Canadian Press.

As Canada transitions to a low-carbon future, investments in clean technology are building a stronger economy and creating new middle-class jobs. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $1.89 million in funding to accelerate the development of innovative technologies that will reduce fossil fuel consumption and decrease greenhouse gas emissions at Domtar’s Windsor mill… by Natural Resources Canada.

EDC is partnering with Ecofuel and a European investor and will invest CAD $1 million in the company through CCIP… by EDC.