Updates

Announcing the Recipients of the Canadian Biogas Industry Awards

The recipients of the first annual Canadian Biogas Industry Awards were announced on March 21st, 2018 during the Networking Reception at the Value of Biogas East in Toronto, ON. The Awards showcase successful Canadian biogas projects and individual efforts providing well deserved recognition while demonstrating that biogas technology and its benefits are proven and reliable in many applications across the country. Scott Gramm was awarded Biogas Champion and the Surrey Biofuel Facility received the Project of the Year Award. The selected winners demonstrate leadership in the sector and the Canadian Biogas Association is pleased to recognize their positive contributions to biogas in Canada.

New Board of Directors

The CBA is pleased to welcome the 2019 Board of Directors following the AGM election on March 21st. Meet the new Board of Directors. We continue to grow our depth and expertise with a board comprised of biogas producers, technology providers, consultants, utilities and a municipality.

New Canadian Projects Map and Biogas and RNG in Canada Snapshot

The CBA has developed two new infographics to represent the state of the biogas industry in Canada. An updated Canadian Projects Map illustrates the distribution of digesters, wastewater treatment plants with AD, and landfill gas projects across Canada. The Biogas and RNG in Canada Snapshot highlights some key factors about the biogas and RNG sector in Canada.

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News

Recommendations for Improving Energy Efficiency of Waste and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Because water and wastewater treatment represent the largest energy use for most municipal governments, the IESO commissioned a report that advises how these costs can be reduced. Market Characterization & Conservation Potential for Ontario’s Drinking Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants presents municipal leaders and water treatment facility operators with options and recommendations to reduce energy use, including operational and systemic changes, shifting energy use from peak to off-peak times and better use of existing energy saving opportunities.

Government of Canada supports climate action by ZooShare Biogas Co-operative

March 11, 2019, Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced support for climate action by ZooShare Biogas Co-operative. The Government is investing up to $2.7 million, subject to a formal funding agreement, to help ZooShare Biogas add new digester technology to its existing biogas plant in Toronto, which turns animal waste from the Toronto Zoo into agricultural fertilizer. The project will divert waste from landfills, turning it instead into a commercially viable commodity, and will reduce carbon pollution. 

Newfoundland and Labrador Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador was joined for the announcement March 15, 2019 by the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour and MHA for Virginia Waters-Pleasantville; and Nick Whalen, MP for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada. Premier Ball announced the following investments through the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund: the Climate Change Challenge Program, the Freight Transportation Fuel Efficiency Program, and the Energy Efficiency and Fuel Switching in Public Buildings Program.

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Events

ONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum

April 30, Toronto, ON

Developing a Voluntary RNG Market in Ontario

May 10, Toronto ON

AGRI Tech Venture Forum

May 15, Toronto ON

State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations

May 29-30, Vancouver, BC

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Press Releases

July 18

Biogas Industry Responds to Termination of Energy Contracts

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Featured Member

February 27

Cameron Instruments Inc.

Cameron Instruments Inc.Cameron Instruments Inc. supplies specialty instrumentation and calibration services to industries across Canada. A small, family owned company headquartered in Guelph, ON founded by Neil Cameron, Cameron Instruments was formed in 1990 after an amalgamation with Cameron Products which had been in operation since the late 1960’s. Nick Grayson, Director of Sales, has been with Cameron Instruments since 1999 and in 2013 purchased the company from the previous owners.

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