Updates

Register Now for the 2019 Value of Biogas East

Register now for the 2019 Value of Biogas East in Toronto, ON on March 21 and 22. The Value of Biogas East is Canada’s leading biogas and RNG event and the best way to connect with the industry network.  Hear Keynote Speeches from Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks and Mike Schreiner, Party Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. Visit our conference website to learn more. Interested in enhancing your company’s biogas expertise to municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors in Canada? Consider any of the sponsorship opportunities available for the 2019 Value of Biogas East conference.

Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan

CBA submitted a response to the Ontario Government’s proposed Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan providing recommendations to help the Government of Ontario realize actions and key initiatives outlined in the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. Biogas and RNG can help Ontario to address the challenges we face to protect our air, land and water, clean up litter and waste, build resiliency and reduce our GHG emissions while also providing jobs in a variety of sectors.  Recommendations included establishing energy policies that provide access to energy markets and create demand for renewable natural gas and developing an organics ban through a multi-stakeholder working group.  The full submission is available to CBA members.

CBA Members Only Networking Reception

We hope you enjoyed CBA’s Members Only Reception Networking in Downtown Vancouver on January 14, if you were able to attend.  The event had an overwhelming turnout and many new connections were made amongst fellow CBA members.  Stay tuned for details for a Members Only Reception Networking in Toronto on March 20, 2019.

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News

Government of Canada Announces $50M in VC for Cleantech Companies

The Government of Canada is investing $50M in venture capital (VC) for cleantech companies through the new Clean Technology Stream of the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI). Detailed instructions on the application, submission and selection process can be found on the Call for Expressions of Interest (Stream 3).  The closing date for Expressions of Interest is March 1, 2019.

Canada Joins the International Renewable Energy Agency

The Minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, announced on January 9, 2019 that Canada has officially become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), joining 159 countries in an intergovernmental organization devoted to providing clean, sustainable energy for the world’s growing population. As a member of IRENA, Canada will continue to actively promote its expertise in the development and deployment of renewable energy technologies, increase the presence and visibility of its cleantech sector internationally and demonstrate its leadership in renewable energy. Through this important international forum, Canada will also shape the ongoing global dialogue on renewable energy and climate change, including on issues such as energy access and gender equality.

BTA completes waste-to-gas plant for SÉMECS in Quebec

BTA International GmbH, a specialist for the wet-mechanical pre-treatment and subsequent digestion of organic waste containing impurities, and its North American partner CCI BioEnergy Inc. have completed a major waste to gas facility in Varennes, Quebec. The plant treats household organic waste generated by residents. It also receives and processes commercial organic material from various sources and converts it into biogas. The biogas is used to fuel the boilers which provide the required heat for the facility and the biological processes. The majority of the biogas is used by Greenfield Global Québec Inc., an ethanol facility located on the adjacent site, replacing a portion of the natural gas used by that company in its process.

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Events

Members Only Networking Reception

March 20, Toronto ON

International Biomass Conference & Expo

March 18-20, Savannah GA

Value of Biogas East

March 21-22, Toronto ON

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Press Releases

July 18

Biogas Industry Responds to Termination of Energy Contracts

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Featured Member

November 29

Canada Tank Solutions Inc.

Canada Tank Solutions Inc. (CTSI) is a proudly Canadian owned and operated company specializing in customized storage solutions for various industries.  CTSI engineers, supplies, and constructs tanks across the country for biogas, wastewater, dry bulk and energy applications.  They currently represent several tank suppliers to supply their clients with the right solution.

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