Green Report

Bob Jeffery, vice-president of the SUN Co-operative's board of directors, said the organization's planned solar farm, located near the former Murray Mine site, would resemble the one pictured.
Sudbury green group wants $1-million solar farmSUN Co-operative, a Sudbury not-for-profit organization, has made progress over the winter months toward the construction of a $1-million solar farm on Vale-owned mine property.Bob Jeffery, vice-president of the SUN Co-operative board, said the group has made an application with the Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) program, which offers small green power generators a chance to sell power to the provincial grid at a guaranteed rate.“We're waiting for what they call a ...


Green Report

Thunder Bay hosts BioCan conference
The green-tech industry will be descending on Thunder Bay in early September for the Canadian Bioenergy Association’s (CanBio) annual conference.Sept. 8-12 is Bioeconomy Week in Thunder Bay and the CanBio conference is the place to be seen for anyone connected with this growing industry.The four-da...
Consulting firm gets clean and green award
True Grit Consulting, a Thunder Bay environmental engineering firm, was recognized by the City of Thunder Bay for the clean and green design of its new corporate headquarters.The Green & Beautiful Awards celebrate organizations and businesses whose building and renovation projects enrich the life o...
Firm offers combined law, engineering expertise
With the proliferation of renewable energy projects around the North comes an influx of technical and environmental information that can be difficult to navigate. Graystone Environmental wants to help with that.Based in Sault Ste. Marie and Ottawa, Graystone Environmental is a multidisciplinary env...
Sugar extraction technology to be tested at pulp mill
A northwestern Ontario pulp mill will be a test site for a prototype technology designed to extract and separate sugars from wood and improve fibre recoveries.The Thunder Bay-based Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is investing $1.3 million as part of a partnership deal ...


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