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UBC Receives New Equipment For Wood Pellet Research

The wood pellet research laboratory (BBRG) at the University of British Columbia is getting a boost of $250,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). The funding is part of a larger grant of $1.8 million to a larger group of UBC researchers to further support the development of the UBC’s biorefining research and innovation […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Woody Biomass Plant Already Closed

When Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Biomass Steam Plant opened in 2012, it was supposed to save the lab money while also cutting pollution. But the plant had to be shut down after just a year and a half when a systems check found that some parts were already failing. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Johnson […]

Nexterra, Stopford Team Up To Develop Bioenergy Projects In The UK

Nexterra Systems Corp. and Stopford Projects Ltd. have formed a strategic alliance to develop and market Nexterra’s energy-from-renewable-waste gasification systems for the industrial and district energy markets in the United Kingdom. Nexterra’s systems are ideally suited to delivering clean, reliable energy from local, renewable waste feedstocks in the UK. Under the recently announced revisions to […]

Nexterra To Deliver Biomass System To Major U.S. Institution

Nexterra Systems Corp. announced on September 13 that it has signed a $6.9 million contract to deliver a biomass gasification system to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Battle Creek, Mich. The state-of-the-art biomass gasification system will provide clean, carbon-neutral heat and power to the medical center. The total cost of […]

Nexterra: New Funding, New Project

Following up on a $15 million investment from venture capitalists, Canadian gasification developer and biofuel producer Nexterra has received $2.5 million (Can.) in equity funding from the Business Development Bank of Canada to support the development of high-efficiency generators and biomass conversion systems. Nexterra’s conversion system is a gasifier using woody biomass, agricultural waste and bio […]

Nexterra Biomass Syngas Engine Funding

Canada-based Nexterra Systems Corp., a leading supplier of advanced biomass gasification systems, has announced receiving $7.7 million (Can.) in funding from the BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN), Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), the National Research Council Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) and Ethanol BC. The funding supports Nexterra’s recently announced program to commercialize a new […]


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