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SabrTech to Launch Portable Algae-Growing System Soon
April 13, 2017 – 10:58 am | No Comment

by Ola Wietecha (Undercurrent News)  Nova Scotia-based SabrTech — which spent years designing an easy-to-transport algae-growing system called RiverBox — is planning to launch its product shortly, which the company says will revolutionize algae production.
SabrTech spent about two years …

BioApplied: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Nova Scotia’s Biorefinery Initiative
March 13, 2017 – 5:09 pm | No Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  There’s a biorefinery initiative in Canada’s Atlantic region (first initiated in Nova Scotia but expanding regionally).  A partnership between Emera, Innovacorp, and the Federal and Provincial governments, are aimed at creating the necessary conditions …

$185M Biofuel Agreement Will Mean ‘Major Changes,’ Botwood Mayor Says
February 21, 2017 – 11:32 am | No Comment

by Chris Ensing (CBC News) Botwood is one step closer to an economic boost that the mayor hopes could bring financial stability to the central Newfoundland town and neighbouring communities for decades to come.   The Newfoundland and Labrador …

New Study Shows Novia Scotia Has ‘Strong Potential’ to Produce Advanced Biofuels
February 3, 2017 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

(Biofuels International)  A new study shows Nova Scotia has strong potential to develop an innovative biorefinery that produces an advanced biofuels from renewable sources of fibre. The liquid biofuel could be used to heat homes and …

Sustane Technologies to Produce Pellets from MSW in Canada
October 5, 2016 – 4:22 pm | No Comment

by Katie Fletcher (Biomass Magazine)  Canadian cleantech company Sustane Technologies Inc. recently finalized a 20-year contract with the municipality of Chester, Nova Scotia, to support the commercialization of its disruptive process that turns municipal solid waste …

Report: Canadian Ethanol Industry Operating at Full Capacity
August 25, 2016 – 3:16 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  Canada recently filed annual biofuels report with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network, reporting the nation’s ethanol industry has consolidated and plants are running at capacity.
The …

Ottawa Lends Biofuel Firm $500,000
March 25, 2014 – 3:17 pm | No Comment

by Bill Power (Chronicle Herald Business)  Queens County’s CelluFuel already has Nova Scotia aid for $4m project using wood fibre
The CelluFuel Inc. demonstration biofuel project in Brooklyn, Queens County, received a $500,000 loan from the federal government …

Biofuel Pilot Plant Planned for Site of fFrmer Bowater Mersey Mill
September 20, 2013 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

(Pulp and Paper Canada)  A pilot project to convert wood into biofuels has plans to be operational by next February after getting loans from the province of Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle Herald reported Aug. 30 that …

Report: Strong Potential for Biofuel Industry in Atlantic Canada
September 9, 2013 – 4:41 pm | No Comment

by Erin Voegele (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  The Atlantic Council for Bioenergy Co-operative, in partnership with BioAtlantech New Brunswick, has released a report demonstrating a strong business case for the development of a biofuels industry in …

Nova Scotia Biodiesel Project Plans 100 Percent Export to Germany
May 28, 2013 – 7:20 pm | No Comment

by Ron Kotrba (Biodiesel Magazine)  Biofuel Weiss Inc. is developing a 7 MMgy continuous flow multifeedstock biodiesel production facility in Atlantic Canada, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. According to Ian Weiss, CEO of Weiss Biofuel, the …

Ethanol Plant Gets Clean Environmental Report
December 20, 2012 – 2:25 pm | No Comment

(CBC News)  Ethanol plant gets clean environmental report
A major ethanol research facility in Cornwall, P.E.I. is one step closer to opening.
At a public meeting Tuesday night, Stantec Consulting said it found there is would be …

Biofuel Company, Emera Setting up Shop on Mill Site
December 19, 2012 – 3:24 pm | No Comment

by Nick Moase (The Advance)  The Bowater mill site will soon see activity again, as two businesses take up tenancy.
…Cellufuel will be doing research and development, with plans to create a diesel biofuel demonstration plant …

Energy Beets: Who Will Leap First?
April 16, 2012 – 6:40 pm | No Comment

by Holly Jessen (Ethanol Producer Magazine)  North American sugar-to-ethanol strategy differs from Brazil’s, Europe’s
…North Dakota-based Green Vision Group is resolutely moving forward with a plan to build multiple 20 MMgy dedicated energy beet plants in …

Fish Oil Biodiesel Research Supported by Govenment
February 29, 2012 – 11:29 am | No Comment

(The Fish Site)  The Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development will establish a demonstration bio-refinery that will convert fish oils into biodiesel with support from the Provincial Government.
Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced …

Nova Scotia CleanTech Open Top 10 Announced
December 30, 2011 – 10:55 am | No Comment

(PR Log)  Innovacorp today announced the list of clean technology start-ups moving on to round two of the Nova Scotia CleanTech Open competition.
Innovacorp today announced the list of clean technology start-ups moving on to round …

Prince Edward Island Agency Backed for Beet Ethanol Plant
December 5, 2011 – 6:38 pm | No Comment

(Alberta Farmer)  A company set up to develop a commercially viable way of using Prince Edward Island beets as an ethanol feedstock has been backed to build a demonstration-scale processing plant.
Atlantec BioEnergy Corp., which for …

HDS International Provides Information on Project Scope for Back Bay Location
August 27, 2011 – 1:52 pm | No Comment

(HDS International/PR NewsWire)  HDS International Corp., a provider of industrial ocean-based biomass production and other high-value eco-sustainability solutions, today provided additional details regarding the project scope for its targeted production site in Back Bay, New Brunswick, …

Algae: The Future of Fuel
February 5, 2011 – 2:35 pm | No Comment

(Canadian Broadcasting Company)  …Algae : The Future of Fuel is a half hour documentary that reveals the global search that is underway to develop a renewable energy source from an unlikely source: algae. The film …