Biomass

Port of Belledune awarded honourable mention at Canadian Biomass Awards

2024-04-23T23:57:37+00:00April 23rd, 2024|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

On Thursday, April 18th, winners of the 2024 Canadian Biomass Awards were unveiled. The Belledune Port Authority was awarded an honourable mention for Community Project of the Year for their work to develop the Port into Atlantic Canada’s biggest exporter of wood pellets and chips. The inaugural 2024 Canadian Biomass Awards celebrates exceptional companies,

A Focus on New Brunswick’s Energy Plan

2023-11-28T20:16:47+00:00October 24th, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

On October 11, 2023, the Community of Creative Citizens (CCC) organized the Public Summit: A Focus on New Brunswick’s Energy Plan. The event was moderated by Atlantica’s President, Michelle Robichaud, and featured a diverse collection of expert speakers covering topics for attendees explore the opportunities and challenges with developing a sustainable and innovative energy

Public Energy Symposium in Fredericton Draws a Large and Diverse Audience

2023-05-31T01:24:29+00:00March 28th, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

The Community of Creative Citizens (CCC) is self-described as “a group of New Brunswick residents drawn from business, public administration, consulting, health care, and academia, all of whom share the dream that their beloved province flourish economically, socially, and culturally”. The group remains focused on “the present, the near-term future and the longer-term future of New

Grand plans: N.B. pellet producer embarks on $30M expansion project

2023-01-24T14:33:39+00:00January 12th, 2023|Energy Stories, News|

J.D. Irving is spending $30 million to expand its wood pellet plant in Saint-Léonard to grow production by 57.1% as demand for the renewable fuel grows in Europe. Operating since May 2019, the pellet plant’s expansion project will more than double its nameplate capacity and allow feedstock flexibility.  Read more here: https://www.canadianbiomassmagazine.ca/grand-plans-n-b-pellet-producer-embarks-on-30m-expansion-project/?oly_enc_id=4679H7150445G4I

Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series Part 1: Electricity Supply

2022-11-23T02:18:39+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Discussion Papers, Publications|

The purpose of this discussion paper is to help Atlantic Canadians better understand how federal regulatory changes, aimed at achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, will impact the supply of electricity in Atlantic Canada. This paper uses publicly available federal data through the Canada Energy Regulator’s Energy Futures 2021 report. Open Publication

Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series Part 2: Electricity Demand

2022-11-23T02:35:58+00:00September 27th, 2022|Discussion Papers, Publications|

The purpose of the second discussion paper in Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series is to help Atlantic Canadians better understand how federal regulatory changes and policies aimed at achieving net-zero emission by 2050, as well as evolving consumer behaviours, will likely increase electricity demand across the Atlantic provinces. Like the first paper in

Bioenergy Systems

2022-12-08T03:07:33+00:00March 11th, 2020|Bioenergy, Educational Resources, Intermediate, Webpages|

Bioenergy is a renewable energy resource derived from living organisms and/or their byproducts. It currently accounts for approximately 6% of Canada’s total energy supply. Bioenergy is an extensive sustainable energy resource that can supply energy to Canada while emitting low CO2 and reducing waste. Scientists and engineers at CanmetENERGY are at the forefront of innovative technology

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