Featured Member Archive


February 27 2018


Bluesource specializes in leveraging environmental markets to generate value for projects with positive environmental impacts.  Bluesource is the longest standing project developer in environmental markets in North America and has been working with companies, government and NGOs for over 20 years to reduce and mitigate environmental impacts.

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January 29 2018

Iogen is a leading technology firm based in Ottawa specializing in cellulosic biofuel.  Founded in 1975, they are the single most long standing second-generation biofuels company in the world.  Iogen also has more than 300 issued and pending patents relating to transportation fuels from cellulosic derived materials, including an innovative use of refineries to incorporate biogas-derived renewable hydrogen as renewable content in conventional gasoline and diesel fuels.

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Xebec Adsorption Inc.

November 28 2017

Xebec Adsorption Inc.Xebec Adsorption Inc. is a homegrown Canadian gas purification technology company experiencing global success. Headquartered in Blainville, QC, Xebec designs, engineers and manufactures innovative products that transform raw gases into marketable sources of clean energy.

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October 30 2017

BIOFerm Image 1BIOFerm is a leading provider of turnkey anaerobic digestion and gas upgrading facilities in North America.  As a former member of the Viessmann Group, a family-owned German company founded in 1917, BIOFerm is now the exclusive North American licensee of Viessmann biogas and gas processing technologies.

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Grimsby Energy

September 27 2017

Grimsby Energy Photo 1Since it began operation on August 10th, Grimsby Energy’s anaerobic digester in Grimsby, Ontario has been continuously generating electricity from agricultural waste.  Grimsby Energy was incorporated in 2000 and is a subsidiary of the Town on Grimsby along with the wires company, Grimsby Power.  The idea for Grimsby Energy to generate electricity using anaerobic digestion originated in 2009 when the board of directors of Grimsby Energy, including co-chairs Joe Panetta and Shafee Bacchus, were looking for avenues to raise more revenue for their shareholders.

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PlanET Biogas Solutions

August 28 2017

PlanET (pronounced “plan-e-t”) Biogas Solutions is a full turnkey biogas solutions provider specializing in design, construction, service, and financing.  Located in St. Catharines Ontario, PlanET was incorporated in 2006 and is a wholly owned subsidiary for PlanET Biogas Group GmbH, based in Vreden, Germany.  PlanET Biogas Group GmbH has been around since 1998 and ranks among the leading biogas plant builders in Europe and Germany, and has designed, constructed and serviced over 400 anaerobic digestion systems worldwide.

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July 29 2017

Located in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Bähler provides its customers with high-quality solutions for biogas tanks for the agricultural, municipal, and commercial sectors.  Bähler has a long history in agriculture and have been specializing in the construction of all types of livestock buildings for over 25 years. Bähler began building biogas tanks in 2008, starting with agricultural projects in Ontario and since then has been involved with many of the bigger biogas project in Quebec and Ontario.

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Petawawa Renewable Power Corporation

June 29 2017

Petawawa Renewable Power Corporation (Petawawa) is a Dufferin County-based developer that has been active for nearly 8 years in the development of renewable energy projects in Ontario.  Petawawa started in wind energy and diversified into the solar energy business, with four solar projects presently under development in partnership with international engineering companies.  Petawawa is currently exploring new bioenergy opportunities.

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York University

May 30 2017

York University strives to be a leading post-secondary institution for sustainability. York University in Toronto was founded in 1959 and is the 3rd largest University in Canada. Their long-term perspective recognizes their responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce their ecological impact.

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Martin Energy Group

April 27 2017

Martin Energy Group is committed to providing customized engine solutions to the Canadian biogas industry.  Martin Energy Group is an original equipment manufacturer for generator packages, mainly in North American markets.

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Lethbridge Biogas

March 29 2017

Lethbridge Biogas LP owns and operates one of Canada’s largest non-municipal anaerobic digestion facilities in Lethbridge, Alberta and has been in operation since late 2013. The Lethbridge biogas plant is a commercial site that collects material from various sources and generates electricity to sell to the Alberta grid.

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ClearBlue Markets

February 28 2017

ClearBlue Markets is an Ontario-based carbon market company whose team of cap and trade professionals has pioneered the carbon markets since 2000.  ClearBlue focuses on the Ontario cap and trade markets and the California/Quebec Western Climate Initiative cap and trade market and advises entities on how to navigate through the complexities of cap and trade.  They provide expertise in carbon sales, carbon advisory, offset sales and development, structured deals, and market analysis.

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Azura Associates

January 31 2017

Azura Associates International Inc. focuses on making anaerobic digesters (AD) run better. Azura is an AD focused technical execution, regulatory compliance, and industrial advisory firm. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Azura serves customers across North America. They offer services on bioprocess monitoring, microbiology optimization, and troubleshooting of biogas systems.

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The City of Hamilton

November 29 2016

The City of Hamilton with a population of approximately 535,000 is Canada’s 10th largest city. Providing this community with top quality water and wastewater treatment services is Hamilton Water’s number one priority. Not only does it provide these services reliably and efficiently but it also keeps a close check on the emissions created in its water treatment processes.

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October 25 2016

FortisBC is an energy distributor in British Columbia serving approximately 1.1 million people in 135 communities. In 2010, FortisBC Energy Inc. received approval from the British Columbia Utilities to develop the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) for its customers. The RNG program was then developed and launched to residential customers in June 2011. Shortly after, the program was expanded to include commercial customers in March 2012. 

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Faromor CNG

September 29 2016

Stonecrest Engineering is the engineering consulting firm for Rural Green Energy (RGE), a company in Oxford County, Ontario that is developing a Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project for use as a vehicle fuel. The RNG project involves four partners including: a beef farm hosting a proposed anaerobic digester, a dairy farmer, and two other local business people.

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Geomembrane Technologies Inc.

August 29 2016

Geomembrane Technologies Inc.With over 30 years of experience, Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has become a world leader in biogas energy recovery. GTI designs and builds custom biogas collection covers for tanks and lagoons of all sizes so that biogas produced from anaerobic digestion doesn’t go up into thin air. Instead, this valuable resource can be used to generate process heat or electricity, helping to offset energy costs.

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Gaz Métro

June 24 2016

Gaz MétroGaz Métro is Quebec’s principal distributor of natural gas with a network of 10,000 km of pipelines serving 300 municipalities. For Gaz Métro, the energy mix of the future will include a greater diversity of energy sources. This is why the company places particular importance on energy innovation and on the development of renewable energy projects such as those linked to biomethane or renewable natural gas (RNG).

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Value of Biogas Conference & Forum

April 06 2016

This year’s Value of Biogas events expanded to a two-day event, and attracted over 180 delegates – our largest event yet! On March 22, biogas operators exchanged valuable experiences related to feedstock, foaming and other issues, both onstage, and in small groups with defined topics and questions.

Thank you to all who attended, and to our sponsors who made the event possible.

Visit the event page for more information.

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Team Biogas

January 01 2016

Team Biogas, a division of Seahold LLC, is a company whose mission is to realize the renewable fuel value of organics, and links innovations in research, equipment and technology with anaerobic digestion system operators.

Team Biogas, located in Perris, California, supports biogas instrumentation from lab scale to production scale and has been providing products and services across North America since 2009.

“We provide expertise for new researchers looking for improved accuracy and measurement,” says Tom Hintz, CEO.  “This includes sourcing new and used equipment for lab testing, and tapping our extensive testing network for biomass feedstock and materials.”

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Peel Region

November 25 2015

In October, Peel Regional Council decided to build a new anaerobic digestion (AD) facility for Peel Region residents’ green bin waste. The Region also increased its 3Rs waste diversion target from 60% to 75%, which puts additional focus on effective organic material collection and treatment.

In January 2016, the Region will start to collect garbage and recycling on alternating weeks, instead of weekly, and it is currently distributing new green carts that are more than twice the size of the original bins. These moves are intended to increase the participation rate in the green bin program. The Region will also need to build new infrastructure, and Council endorsed AD as the solution.

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September 29 2015

DMT, a biogas upgrading company founded in Holland in 1987, is establishing offices in Canada and the US later this year. You may remember seeing DMT’s exhibit at the March Value of Biogas conference, and their presentation supporting expanding the RNG market in Canada, as they evaluated the North American market.
DMT provides a one-stop shop for biogas cleaning, conditioning and upgrading. DMT treats the gas that leaves the digester or landfill until it is used as RNG or in a CHP. They have a broad spectrum of their own technologies and choose the best fit for each case. They provide systems for biogas boosting, drying, siloxane removal, desulphurization and upgrading.  For desulphurization, DMT has four different technologies. DMT can also build pipeline injection stations (gatekeeper systems) with all quantitative and qualitative measurements required, including odorisation.

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Complete Senergy Systems

May 27 2015

Complete Senergy Systems has grown and evolved in the last few years, working to meet changing opportunities and demands in Eastern Canada and North Eastern USA.

Complete Senergy Systems is a joint venture of GOW Group and Laforge Bioenvironmental.  GOW Group is a custom design and metal fabrication company located in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, and Laforge Bioenvironmental is a 1.4 MW digester owner and operator located in the nearby community of St. Andre, New Brunswick. The company provides a range of services related to biogas, and aims to bring together technology, engineering design, technical support to optimize operations, and turn-key project management as needed.

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2015 Biogas Tour Sites

April 01 2015

Learn about the four sites that were on the 2015 Value of Biogas Tour

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Progressive Waste Solutions

January 28 2015

Progressive Waste Solutions has positioned itself as a sustainability leader, with the most compressed natural gas (CNG) waste trucks in Canada, and forming partnerships with anaerobic digestion and recycling companies to offer a deeper range of solutions to its customers.
Based in Vaughan Ontario, Progressive Waste is North America’s third largest full service waste provider. It is publicly traded company, with 120 locations across North America; one third are Canadian locations, and two thirds are in the US.

“We’ve seen a major increase in the interest in organic waste diversion among our customers,” says Geoff Rathbone, Vice President, Resource Recovery. “There is a new wave of activity similar to recycling 25 years ago.” Specifically, anaerobic digestion (AD) is gaining traction.

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