Are you interested in breaking news, the latest scientific research, and insightful commentary on issues of importance to the owners of woodlands in Nova Scotia, and to the health and protection of the Acadian Forest?

You’ll find it below, and also on NSWOOA’s Facebook page. The stories will be updated daily, so check back often.

For even more information, check the archive of our monthly electronic newsletter, Legacy.


Viewing entries tagged with 'biomass'

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

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 18 April 2016

Tags: , ,

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 ...

NS company is making biofuel from low-value wood fibre

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 14 December 2015

Tags: ,

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 ...

EU renewable energy policies drive demand for wood pellets

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 4 February 2015

Tags: ,

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

Read more here...

Plourde: We're feeding this monster our forests

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 31 October 2013

Tags: ,

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

Read more ...

Cape Breton biomass research project recieves $45,000

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 3 October 2013

Tags: ,

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 ...$45,000/1

Biofuel project to fire up in February

Posted by Andrew Kekacs on 9 September 2013

Tags: ,

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 ...

Website designed and developed by Webbuilders Group