Lignol Awarded $3.4 Million in Funding from British Columbia’s Liquid Fuels from Biomass Program
Lignol Energy Corporation a cellulosic ethanol and biorefining company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Lignol Innovations Ltd., has been awarded $3.4 million in funding to produce cellulosic ethanol and other biochemical products from under-utilized forest resources, including lodgepole pine killed by mountain pine beetle.
Premier Gordon Campbell announced the award from the Ministry of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development at Lignol’s facilities in Burnaby, B.C. on Friday, April 3, 2009. Lignol will use the funding to support production runs at its industrial scale biorefinery pilot plant utilizing forestry residues indigenous to British Columbia, including beetle-killed lodgepole pine. This will lead to the creation of an engineering design package for a commercial biorefinery within the province. READ MORE