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Bioenergy

Enhancing the sustainability of bioenergy for the future of Canadians

Our areas of focus

CanmetENERGY Ottawa’s Bioenergy program is focused on de-risking biomass supply and bio-refinery process development. We seek to:

  • de-risk the biomass supply: characterize, categorize, and map all Canadian biomass residues by 2030; develop storage, handling, and pre-treatment protocols to meet the needs of industrial applications; and develop advanced conversion processes
  • develop bio-refinery processes: establish bio-refinery process guidelines, standards, and supporting databases to improve efficiencies, while facilitating scale-up and commercialization of advanced thermochemical technologies to grow the production of biofuels, bioenergy, and high-value bio-products

Bioenergy projects at CanmetENERGY in Ottawa

To address the areas of focus listed above, CanmetENERGY Ottawa is currently involved in the following bioenergy projects:

De-risking the adoption of biofuels-based combined heat and power systems for the North

 

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Biojet fuel research vdeo

More air travel means more fuel burned. Learn about how CanmetENERGY in Ottawa is forging a solution, by working with industry and academia to develop environmentally sustainable jet fuel.

Watch: biojet fuel research video

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