CBA’s Empowering Municipal RNG Market Participation initiative prepares municipalities and enhances their readiness to participate in a meaningful way in the new energy landscape of the circular, low-carbon economy. Save the date for a workshop covering the implications and opportunities of the Food and Organic Waste Framework for municipalities in Ontario. The workshop will be held in Toronto on November 15 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm.
The report Current Status and Future Potential of Biogas Production from Canada’s Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector completed by the Canadian Biogas Association earlier this year is now available. The purpose of this study was to quantify the current state of biogas production in Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector, including the end-uses of biogas and digestate; to describe the conditions that led to the establishment of the biogas industry in this sector; to identify the potential for growth as well as the challenges; and to present the broad requirements that could increase the production of biogas between today and 2030.
The CBA will be hosting two exciting and informative annual conferences in 2019, Value of Biogas West in downtown Vancouver on January 15-16, and Value of Biogas East in Toronto on March 21-22. The Value of Biogas West and East are Canada’s Premier Biogas and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Conferences, and the best way to connect with the industry network. Interested in enhancing your company’s biogas expertise to municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors in Canada? Consider any of the sponsorship opportunities available for either or both Value of Biogas conferences.More Updates
The construction of a high solids anaerobic digester at the Edmonton Waste Centre has just been completed. The Canadian facility has been commissioned and handed over to the City of Edmonton. It is designed to integrate into the existing processing and transfer facility and will be able to process up to 48,000 tonnes of organic waste per year. Methane generated by the facility will be used to generate both electricity and heat for the waste management centre as well as producing high-quality compost.
On September 25, 2018, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released her 2018 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report, Climate Action in Ontario: What’s Next? to the Ontario Legislature. The report calls on the provincial government to create a climate change law that drives down emissions while funding sensible solutions. A meaningful climate law needs science-based emissions budgets, a legal obligation to stay within those budgets, and credible, transparent progress reporting.
While renewable natural gas (RNG) is nothing new to agriculture, particularly around areas of large concentrations of confined animal feeding, biomethane is getting some high profile converts from big name tech companies as a tool to reduce carbon emissions. Over the past year, L’Oreal USA, Apple and Microsoft have all taken steps involving natural gas and RNG to reach “carbon neutral” goals. Read the full article here.More News
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Andion North America (NA) Limited is redefining waste. Incorporated in 2017, the technology company is building on over 20 years of project expertise offering proven and comprehensive solutions for waste to energy and wastewater treatment plants.Continue reading…