Publications

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BC-SMART Publications

BC-SMART Newsletter Issue 1, February, 2020

BC-SMART Roadmap, January 2019: Executive Summary-Establishing the BC-SMART fuels consortium

BC-SMART White Paper, March 2018: Developing a decarbonization strategy for British Columbia’s marine, aviation, rail and truck sectors


BC-SMART Workshops

BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium Feedstock Workshop, October 24, 2019

  • Discussion paper-How the BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium can contribute to the CleanBC goal of producing 650 million liters of biofuels by 2030: Focus on Feedstock, BC-SMART Biofuels Secretariat
  • Agenda, BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium Feedstock Workshop
  • Meeting minutes

Workshop Presentations

Setting the scene

  • Update on the BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium, Jack Saddler, BC-SMART Secretariat

Oleochemical Feedstocks

  • A supplier’s perspective on how the supply of lipids/oleochemicals might evolve to support a co-processing approach to making low carbon-intensive transportation fuels for BC. Rob Jones, West Coast Reduction Ltd.
  • Past, present and future considerations of using Canadian oilseeds feedstocks to make low-carbon intensive transportation fuels. Dennis Rogoza, Rogoza Consulting Group Inc.
  • An oilseed processors’ perspective on the use of Canadian oilseeds as feedstocks to make low-carbon intensive transportation fuels. Chris Vervaet, Canadian Oilseed Processors Association.
  • An oil refinery perspective on the potential opportunity of using Canadian oleochemicals feedstocks in co-processing in BC. Dave Schick and Sergios Karatzos, Parkland Fuels Corporation.
  • A biofuel producer perspective on the growth of drop-in biofuel use in long-distance transport sector. Dayne Delahoussaye, Neste
  • The potential of using oleochemicals in a co-processing approach and how it can contribute to Provincial and Federal low Carbon Intensity (CI) goals. Don O’Connor, (S&T) Squared Consultants Inc.

Biomass/Forest Feedstocks

  • Developing a forest biomass supply information system. How much forest biomass might we access? James Sandland, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD).
  • Forestry polices in B.C. – Recent changes and future opportunities to enhance biomass availability. Vera Sit, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD).
  • How the wood pellet sector can contribute to the meeting the CleanBC/CFS goals and the production of biocrudes in particular. Gordon Murray, Wood Pellet Association of Canada

Other publications

Advanced Biofuels Conference, September 17-19, 2019, Stockholm, Sweden: Click to access Members Only resources.

  • Time to act faster and bolder to stop climate crisis: Our journey to a carbon neutral world. Andreas Tier, Vice President, Sales Nordic, Neste
  • Fast pyrolysis bio-oil: commercial production & applications. Gerhard Muggen, BTG Bioliquids
  • HydroFlex – the solution to production of renewable jet fuel and diesel. Mikala Grubb, Senior Business Development Manager, Haldor Topsoe
  • IEA Bioenergy Task 39: Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Liquid Biofuels from Biomass. Jack (John) N. Saddler, Professor and NSERC Industrial Senior Chair, The University of British Columbia
  • Advanced biofuels production in the USA: Status and outlook. James D. McMillan, Chief Engineer, National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Aviation in Norway: How to fly on biojet in 2020 and beyond. Judit Sandquist, SINTEF Energy Research

IEA-AMF Transport Decarbonisation Workshop, November 18, 2019, Brussels, Belgium: Click to access Members Only resources.

  • EU Perspective on transport decarbonisation. Bernd Küpker, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Brazilian perspective on transport decarbonisation. Miguel Oliveria, Director, Biofuels Department, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Brazil
  • Global Perspective on transport decarbonisation, Adam Brown, Managing Director, Energy Insights Ltd.
  • Biofuels: state of the art and perspective towards 2030. Jack (John) N. Saddler, Professor and NSERC Industrial Senior Chair, The University of British Columbia
  • Advanced biofuels: What holds them back? Toshimasa Masuyama, Bioenergy Analyst, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Summary of country assessments: Juhani Laurikko, Principal Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre
  • Tracking progress on biofuels implementation. Adam Brown, Managing Director, Energy Insights Ltd.
  • How to introduce the future transport system. Dina Bacovsky, Unit Head Biofuels at BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies (Bioenergy 2020+)

Non-members

The cleanBC plan 2019

Clean fuel standard: The proposed regulatory approach

Potential synergies of drop‐in biofuel production with further co‐processing at oil refineries-2019

Drop‐in biofuel production via conventional (lipid/fatty acid) and advanced (biomass) routes. Part I-2016

IEA Task 39 (Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Biofuels from Biomass) Resources

IEA Task 39 Publications

IEA Task 39 Newsletter


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