BC Safety Authority
The BC Safety Authority mandates the safe installation and use of technical equipment, including various bioenergy systems. They also issue permits and licences, educate, and conduct onsite inspections in higher-risk installations.
Canadian Environmental Technology Advancement Corporation — West
The Environmental Technology Advancement Corporation — WEST is a private sector, not-for-profit corporation committed to helping small and medium-sized enterprises engaged in the development and commercialization of new environmental technologies.
Canadian Foundation for Innovation
The Canada Foundation for Innovation is an independent corporation created by the Government of Canada to fund research infrastructure. Its mandate is to strengthen the capacity of Canadian universities, colleges, research hospitals, and non-profit research institutions to carry out world-class research and technology development that benefits Canadians. Since its creation in 1997, it has committed more than $3.8 billion in support of 5,746 projects at 128 research institutions in 64 municipalities across Canada.
FortisBC delivers natural gas and piped propane to homes and businesses throughout BC. They’re focused on connecting their customers safely, efficiently and reliably to the energy and services they need. With approximately 920,000 customers in 125 communities, FortisBC provides service to 95 per cent of BC’s natural gas customers and is one of the largest natural gas utilities in Canada.
FortisBC on Renewable Natural Gas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI0Hv3DJWQI
Please send suggestions for additional links to Darren.Frew@bcbioenergy.ca
“Cracking the Biomass Challenge: Torrefaction Technology Set to Open Up New Era For Co-Firing”
“A Look at the Details of CO2 Emissions From Burning Wood vs. Coal”
by William Strauss and Laurenz Schmidt, FutureMetrics
AD101 – An Introduction to Anaerobic Digestion
Provided to BC Bioenergy Network by Octaform Systems Inc.
“An Information Guide on Pursuing Biomass Energy Opportunities and Technologies in British Columbia” – updated May 2011
Waste to Energy: a Technical Review of Municipal Solid Waste Thermal Treatment Practices
The American Denial of Global Warming – Naomi Oreskes