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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 industry and organizational objectives focused in the following areas:

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Industry Objectives

Advocacy

I. Increase biogas/RNG market opportunities in Canada
II. Improve the development cycle including feasibility, planning, design, construction and commissioning phases to overcome barriers for existing and new biogas/RNG projects

Education

III. Sustain operational longevity and proficiency of biogas/RNG projects in Canada
IV. Enhance awareness, research and knowledge of the biogas/RNG industry

Organizational Objectives

Membership/Capacity Building

V. Grow and sustain membership
VI. Achieve financial stability
VII. Build organizational capacity by 50% by 2023

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