The Biomass North Development Centre hopes a trip to Scandinavia will spur biomass development in the North.
The biomass market in Northern Ontario is heating up, literally and figuratively.
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.”