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Viewing entries tagged with 'biomass'

Point Tupper biomass plant no longer required to run 24/7

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 18 April 2016

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The province has recently amended the renewable electricity regulations so that NSPI's biomass plant no longer has to operate around the clock.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/biomass-nova-scotia-power-nsp-electricity-rates-wood-1.3527202

NS company is making biofuel from low-value wood fibre

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 14 December 2015

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Cellufuel, a company based out of the former Bowater Mersey paper mill, has been making renewable biofuel out of low-value wood fibre from Freeman's Lumber.

Read more ... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/cellufuel-bowater-brooklyn-biofuel-1.3360252

EU renewable energy policies drive demand for wood pellets

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 4 February 2015

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Demand for wood pellets is increasing in the EU due to renewable energy policies.

Read more here... http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150130132845.htm

Plourde: We're feeding this monster our forests

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 31 October 2013

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Along with electricity, the biomass plant at Point Tupper generates controversy.

Read more ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1164013-power-starts-in-ns-forests

Cape Breton biomass research project recieves $45,000

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 3 October 2013

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A research project involving a Cape Breton University assistant professor and a Sydney company that deals in renewable energy products and technology has received a $45,000 grant from the research network Mitacs.

Read more ... http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2013-09-30/article-3412106/Cape-Breton-biomass-research-project-recieves-$45,000/1

Biofuel project to fire up in February

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 9 September 2013

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A Queens County pilot project to convert wood into biofuel aims to be up and running by February after getting additional help from the province.

Read more at the Chronicle Herald ... http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1151105-biofuel-project-set-to-fire-up-in-february-after-provincial-loan

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