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Northern Ontario biomass industry learning from European methods

As fossil fuel-reliant remote communities prepare to scale back their consumption and transition to more sustainable energy sources, researchers and industry are looking to Europe for best practices and partnerships.

“We're looking at how we can collaborate for sustainability, sharing science, and leveraging best practices,” said Dawn Lambe, executive director for the Biomass North Development Centre in North Bay. “Their forest industry is incredibly sustainable and a key economic platform for them in economic hard times.”

In May, Lambe and a team of delegates from across the North headed to Sweden and Finland to meet with Nordic biomass experts, establish partnerships and exchange information. | READ MORE.

July 22, 2016  By Northern Ontario Business


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