The paper and wood products industry is part of a circular value chain that prides itself on sustainable practices. We’re a crucial part of the climate solution.

The Ontario government is investing more than $1.5 million in 15 research, innovation and modernization initiatives that will develop the untapped economic potential and environmental benefit of new and emerging uses of underutilized wood and mill by-products, collectively known as forest biomass.

October 23 - As part of developing a biomass strategy, the UK government asked a group of experts to look at whether using forest biomass for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) could deliver net permanent removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Downtown-based Mote Inc., which develops biomass plants to generate hydrogen fuel and sequester the carbon dioxide byproduct, is planning a second biomass plant – this one in the Sacramento area.

Kore Infrastructure, El Segundo, California, has established a partnership with the Tule River Economic Development Corp. with support from the California Department of Conservation to develop a modular, forest biomass-to-carbon-negative biofuel facility in Porterville, California, where the Tule River Economic Development Corp. is based.

Škoda Auto subsidiary ŠKO-ENERGO, a comprehensive energy provider for the car manufacturer and heating for the town of Mladá Boleslav in Czechia, is launching a project to modernise the plant to utilise 100% biomass.

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