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B.C.’s Kwadacha First Nation Step Closer To Building Biomass Facility

The Kwadacha First Nation is a step closer to replacing diesel generators that power its reserve with a biomass facility. The isolated nation, located on the north side of Williston Reservoir, received a $250,000 grant to build a bioenergy facility from Northern Development Initiative Trust. The plant would provide around 145 kilowatts of energy for […]

Canfor To Build Two Wood Pellet Plants In B.C.

Canfor Corp. plans to construct pellet plants at its Chetwynd and Fort St. John sawmill sites in British Columbia. The pellet plants will be built and operated in partnership with Pacific Bioenergy Corp., a Vancouver-based pellet producer. The two plants will have a combined annual production capacity of 175,000 tons of wood pellets that will […]

Merritt Green Energy Announces New B.C. Woody Biomass Power Plant

Merritt is to be the site of a new 40 megawatt, biomass-fired power plant for BC Hydro. Merritt Green Energy Limited Partnership announced Friday that it has closed on its financing for the Merritt Green Energy Project, a $235 million investment. An Environmental Appeal Board document indicates the plant will be built “on land at […]

B.C.’s Fort St. James Biomass Project On Track With Financing

One of four wood-fired power plants approved in 2011 under a BC Hydro program to use mountain pine beetle killed timber in British Columbia’s interior has lined up construction financing, aiming to deliver electricity onto the provincial grid by the summer of 2016. Fort St. James Green Energy LP, a partnership between Dalkia Canada Inc., […]

B.C. Timber Company To Install 13 MW Biomass Plant, Sell Power To Utility

West Fraser Timber Company will generate 13 MW of power for its British Columbia plant and the province as a whole, using wood chips converted to biomass fuel. The wood products company has signed a deal with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems, which will deliver a biomass heat recovery power plant, comprising two Turboden 65 […]


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