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About Canadian Biogas Association


The Canadian Biogas Association is the collective voice of the biogas industry. Since 2008, our membership has grown to over 100, including farmers, municipalities, technology developers, consultants, finance and insurance firms, and other affiliate representatives – all with a focus on building the biogas sector in Canada.

Mission

The Canadian Biogas Association is the collective voice of the biogas industry.

Vision

The Canadian Biogas Association will develop the biogas industry to its fullest potential through capturing and processing organic materials to maximize the utility and value inherent within that material.

Role and Mandate

The Canadian Biogas Association serves its members by:

  • guiding policy and regulatory developments related to organic materials diversion, climate change, nutrient management, and renewable energy;
  • building industry knowledge through exchange of information;
  • creating knowledge networks among the sector;
  • supporting valuable research;
  • offering guidance and assistance to members on a wide range of renewable energy issues;
  • promoting biogas opportunities to develop biogas to its full potential;
  • organizing outreach events to raise awareness and educate the public to the multiple benefits of biogas.

What We Do

The Canadian Biogas Association advocates for building the Canadian biogas industry with current activities focused in four main areas:

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Advocacy

  • Maintain active and timely involvement at all levels of government to shape effective biogas programs and policies in Canada that will sustain existing biogas systems and develop the growth and use of biogas

Education

  • Promote biogas through targeted events, written materials, presentations and communication channels

Innovation

  • Support research and develop biogas resources that support the advancement of biogas innovations and its use as a multi-faceted energy source, organic treatment and carbon abatement process

Membership/Funding

  • Create conditions for a financially stable organization supported through membership and fundraising efforts

How We Work

Biogas requires a lot of expertise, whether it is in project development; technical design; financial and legal support; policy and program development and understanding, or; operations and management of systems. We work as a team with input provided by members to Directors and Staff. Committees are established that align with priority policy areas.

Learn how you can benefit from joining as a member if you work in:

  • Agriculture
  • Technology
  • Utility
  • Municipality
  • Learning Institutions