Gaz Métro is Quebec’s principal distributor of natural gas with a network of 10,000 km of pipelines serving 300 municipalities. For Gaz Métro, the energy mix of the future will include a greater diversity of energy sources. This is why the company places particular importance on energy innovation and on the development of renewable energy projects such as those linked to biomethane or renewable natural gas (RNG).
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As part of the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change’s consultation process, the CBA sent a formal submission, requesting the following: … more
The CBA provided input into Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), with a range of comments and requests including: … more
Following the national RNG meeting held in May, a network of government and industry stakeholders has been established. The purpose of the network will be to share information, data, and perspectives, and discuss approaches, policies and other topics, as needed.
Stakeholders were also in agreement that the priority is to develop RNG content targets for natural gas distribution systems. In addition, the federal government is interested in RNG and will explore options, including its use as a vehicle fuel.
As part of the CBA’s RNG outreach and market development project, funded by the IESO, an RNG working group has been established, including representatives from industry, governments, potential producers, and related industry associations such as the OWMA and OFA. The purpose of the group is to exchange information, and provide input to the Ontario government as it develops its new RNG policy.
The International Renewable Energy Agency has released a report finding more than 8.1 million people worldwide are currently employed by the renewable energy industry, up 5 percent from last year.
Following the May 26 announcement that Ontario will invest $100 million in RNG, the Ontario government announced additional details and its comprehensive new Climate Change Action Plan June 8. Areas of particular interest to the biogas sector include:
The CBA looks forward to being involved in the development of these programs, and ensuring that the program is rolled out efficiently and effectively.
Durham Region has issues a Notification of Request for Proposal No. RFP-602-2016 - Financial and Technical Consulting for Region’s Integrated Waste Management System Utility Anaerobic Digestion. Interested proponents can find details here.More News