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BC SMART Consortium/ C-SAF webinar: Decarbonizing the Aviation sector, May 2022
BC SMART Consortium/IEA Bioenergy Task 39 webinar: Decarbonizing the rail sector via the use of low carbon-intensive fuels on Thursday, 12th May 2022, 8:00-9:30 am PST (17:00-18:30 CET). Recording of the webinar can be found on the “Rail” page, under “Resources”
BC-SMART/IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Virtual Panel Discussion
“Decarbonizing the trucking sector using low carbon-intensive fuels”
The virtual panel discussion was held via Zoom on Monday, 22nd November 2021, 8:30-10:00 PST (17:30-19:00 CET). The list of panel members and their short bios are summarized in the flyer.
02 Pierpaolo Cazzola, “Opportunities to decarbonise road freight”
03 Evan Dacey, “Green Fleet Plan – City of Vancouver”
04 Neville Fernandes, “Bio-Based Diesel: Today’s Most Impactful Option for GHG Reduction and Sustainable Transportation”
05 Don V. O’Connor, “Decarbonizing the Trucking Sector”
BC-SMART/IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Virtual Panel Discussion – Decarbonising the marine sector: Progress and Aspirations
The virtual panel discussion was held via Zoom on December 3rd, 2020 from 8:30-10:00 PST (11.30 – 14.00 EST, 17.30 – 19.00 Central European Time). The list of panel members and their short bios are summarized in the flyer.
Decarbonising the marine sector: Progress and Aspirations Panel Discussion recording
Decarbonising the marine sector: Progress and Aspirations Panel Discussion minutes
Virtual Panel Discussion: “Crystal ball gazing: how do we decarbonise long distance transport during/after COVID-19?″
The BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium and the IEA Bioenergy Task 39 co-sponsored a free, virtual”, panel discussion involving senior representatives of Canada’s oil refining, aviation, marine, rail/trucking and feedstock sectors.
The virtual panel discussion was held via Zoom on June 30, 2020 from 7:30-9:00 am PST (10.30 am-noon EST). The list of panel members and their short bios are summarized in the flyer.
IEA Bioenergy Task 39/BC SMART Panel Discussion: presentation slides
The recording of the webinar can be accessed from the IEA Task 39 site.
BC-SMART Newsletter Issue 5, February 2022
BC-SMART Newsletter Issue 4, June 2021
BC-SMART Newsletter Issue 3, January 2021
BC-SMART Newsletter Issue 2, September 2020
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 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
Setting the scene
- Update on the BC-SMART Biofuels Consortium, Jack Saddler, BC-SMART Secretariat
- 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.
- 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
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+)
Renewable Diesel: From Production to Pump: NATSO EcoEngineers and Alternative Fuels Council Webinar, Oct.19, 2020
IEA Task 39 Commercializing Conventional and Advanced Transport Biofuels from Biomass and other Renewable Feedstocks
Fueling the Future: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Guide 2020. The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Producing Renewable Biofuels through Co-processing/Co-refining – Bioenergy/Biofuels R&D at CanmetENERGY Devon (August 2020). Jinwen Chen Director, Downstream and Renewables and Anton Alvarez-Majmutov, R&D Lead, Renewables, Hydroprocessing and Modeling, CanmetENERGY Devon, Natural Resources Canada. Virtual Bioenergy Symposium, Biomass Energy Network, University of Alberta
A Utilities Perspective on Renewable Natural Gas (August 2020). Jeff Zimmer, Senior Engineer, Renewable Natural Gas, ATCO. Virtual Bioenergy Symposium, Biomass Energy Network, University of Alberta
Under Construction: Refocussing Our Renewable Fuels Research and Innovation Priorities (July 2020). Susan Carlisle, Clean Energy Manager, Alberta Innovates. Virtual Bioenergy Symposium, Biomass Energy Network, University of Alberta
2019 and earlier
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