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Four Weeks Until the Value of Biogas April Conference

Register today for the 2021 Value of Biogas April Conference hosted on April 27-29.  The event provides unique and distinct programming from the successful January conference and presents another opportunity to further connect with leaders in the industry. The conference will consider how to get to net-zero with biogas and RNG, policy developments across Canada, and feature a Keynote Address from The Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. View the program and register today to secure your spot!


Making the Most of the Revised Clean Fuel Standard

While the government’s changes to the Clean Fuel Standard, announced in December, were a major blow to biogas and RNG opportunities, the revised regulation still holds promise for advancing projects. On March 4th, the CBA submitted comments on the draft regulation to ensure as much opportunity for biogas and RNG producers as possible. The CBA would like to thank all the members who contributed input and expertise to this response. The CBA will continue to monitor the development of this regulation in 2021, and its implementation in 2022.


Introducing Agriculture Minister to a Farm Biogas System

On March 9th, the CBA and Rob and Rachel McKinlay from Harcolm Farms hosted Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, for a virtual tour of the Harcolm farm biogas system. Following the tour, Minister Bibeau announced funding received in 2020 for the CBA’s Farming Biogas and agricultural RNG clustering tool. In 2021, the CBA is asking AAFC for $50 million in government grants to support the rapid uptake of farm biogas systems.