Alberta Biochar Update

September 16, 2015. After three years of activities, we are pleased to announce the following achievements*:

55 network partners engaged

10 technology demonstrations

8 best practices developed

6 projects completed with private industry

7 different feedstocks processed and characterized

37 network activities, technical seminars, workshops, meetings, and tradeshows

3 regulatory submissions to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

1 submission of biochar greenhouse gas protocols to the Alberta Government

We are so proud of this excellent collaboration between Alberta Innovates Technology Futures and Lakeland College, which wouldn’t have happened without the contributions of Western Economic Diversification Canada and our partners. We are also grateful for the leadership of Alok Dhungana and Don Harfield who had the vision and energy to drive this initiative to these successful outcomes.

For more information on the next step of development for the Alberta Biochar Initiative, please read this letter to our partners: ABI_Partner_Letter_2015Sept02.

*Achievements as reported in our final report to Western Economic Diversification Canada, May 2015

 

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