Good News about Biomass Energy in Canada

Canadian flagThe government of Canada’s Yukon Territory is seeking public comment on a draft strategy for the development of a biomass energy sector in Yukon.
“A biomass energy strategy will guide the development of an emerging sector that can offer yet another much-needed solution to deliver adequate energy during our long, cold winter months,” said Scott Kent, the Yukon’s minister of energy, mines and resources in a written statement.

beautiful-scene“The adoption of modern, clean-burning wood-heating technology will increase demand for wood products and create new jobs in the forestry and the heating industries,” Kent said.

Biomass energy is energy derived from organic matter. In the Yukon, the most commonly available biomass resource is wood, which is the main focus of the draft strategy.

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