With the U.S. back in the Paris Agreement, and with governments across the country evaluating how they can cut carbon emissions, a question remains about one contentious "carbon neutral" energy source: wood pellets.

Jamie Stephen wants to bring district energy systems to Nova Scotia, promising jobs, a market for local resources, and cuts to Nova Scotia’s greenhouse gas emissions. 

The controversial wood-burning power plant proposed in East Springfield would no longer qualify for renewable energy credits under a set of regulations that the Baker administration revised and put forward Friday after months of outcry from community members and environmental advocates.

ALERT BAY, BC – Atli Resources LP, a forest company beneficially owned by the ‘Namgis First Nation, today announced the formation of Atli Chip Limited Partnership, which then acquired the majority of the assets of the North Island Chipping facility located in Beaver Cove, BC, located on the traditional territory of the ‘Namgis First Nation.

A new JRC report on the use of woody biomass for energy production in the EU shows the need to recognise that sustainability of bioenergy remains a complex issue with no one-size-fits-all answers, but that win-win and lose-lose forest management pathways for climate and biodiversity exist.

Jeff Johnson, general manager of the Smithers pellet plant says Pinnacle’s noise reduction efforts are paying off. “We have had positive feedback from the residents already,” commented Johnson to Smithers town council Feb. 9.

February 9, 2021 — Ottawa (Ont.) — The Government of Canada is working with partners to reduce northern communities' reliance on diesel for heating and electricity by increasing the use of local renewable energy sources and improving energy efficiency.

VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 25, 2021 - Pinnacle Renewable Energy ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) announced today it has received notice of regulatory charges laid by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) following their investigation of the explosion which resulted in injuries at the Company's plant in Entwistle, AB on February 11, 2019.

VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 7, 2021- Pinnacle Renewable Energy ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) today announced that it has entered into an extension of a long-term, take-or-pay off-take contract with Mitsubishi Corporation Ltd. ("Mitsubishi"), a large, diversified trading company in Japan.

WITH Malaysia’s rich biodiversity and natural resources, it’s only natural that the discussions revolving around sustainability and sustainable living involve the policy of zero waste, including the creation of a circular economy with biomass.

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