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- Pyrolysis Project in NFLD - II
- Waste to Energy: ON to Japan
- Scaling Up in QC
- Canola Oil to the EU?
- Biomass Power in BC
- Saskatchewan Biodiesel Company in Receivorship
A website launched this week could help attract green industries to Alberta by showing them where to find wood waste, agricultural products and other raw material they require. “They come knocking on the door and want to set up here, and the first question they ask is ‘Where is all the biomass?’” said Steve Price, executive director of bio-industrial services for Alberta Innovates, which spent about $1.5 million developing the new database… by Gordon Kent.
It was a project capable of changing the future of a small town in central Newfoundland and being on the cutting edge of renewable energy. But it’s not moving forward. A $185-million biodiesel production plant will likely not be constructed in Botwood, sources tell CBC News… by Ryan Cooke.
A U.K.-based company has set up shop in central Newfoundland with hopes of shipping wood fibres across the ocean and bringing hundreds of jobs to Botwood. Details of the proposal are emerging in the wake of news that an earlier proposal by a different company to set up a biofuel plant in the town will not go ahead… by Ryan Cooke.
Jan. 30, 2018 – Brampton, Ont.-based Anaergia Inc. is pleased to announce the start of construction at a facility in Yabu City, Japan which will convert farm waste and food waste into renewable energy. This facility will use Anaergia’s advanced solid waste processing and wastewater treatment equipment. Toyo Energy Solution Co. has invested in the facility, and is building it, and will operate it… by Anaergia.
Argentina soybeans, not Canadian canola, most likely to fill the gap if the European Union rejects palm oil biodiesel The European Union decision to ban palm oil biodiesel will not likely lead to an increase in canola oil biodiesel, says an oilseed trader. Lawmakers approved a draft plan last week to ban the use of palm oil in biodiesel production starting in 2021… by Sean Pratt.
Off-quality canola processor Milligan BioFuels (Bio-Tech) of Foam Lake, Sask., has closed its doors. The well known buyer of heated, green otherwise damaged canola has laid off its staff and is referring producers and creditors that have existing business with the company to call Calgary’s Hardie and Kelly for information… by Michael Raine.